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Health boost: Labor’s election policy

LABOR’S Rebecca White announced she’ll boost health workers, if Labor is re-elected in March.

The $560m package, announced last week includes:

• $47.5m for 500 additional staff across the state’s health system over the next six years
• $75m for Improving waiting times
• $250m for hospital infrastructure and a
• $8m ambulance incentive

We have heard story after story about what happens to Tasmanians in an underfunded health system. More resources and staff are needed to get Tasmanians back on their feet.

Read more here and here.

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