The ABC informs us of a non-debate between Jacqui Burke and Katy Gallagher on the future of our health system.
- Ms Gallagher spoke of the need to provide enough services to cope with a surge in demand in the future.
“The time for reform is now and everyone is engaged and I think that presents us with a real opportunity,” she said.
Mrs Burke focused much of her address on what she saw as problems in the public health system.
“We have now reached a place where we need to get the basics right before we can move on with anymore grandiose promises,” she said.
Mrs Burke says she wants health spending to be better targeted and more GPs.
Brendan Smyth is stamping his tiny feet and demanding Mr Stanhope release the pre-election analysis of the Territory’s financial performance. It’s scheduled to come out next week and I’ll wager that’s when we’ll see it.
(The Lib’s slovenly web-monkey has now realised that Brendan’s release was time sensitive so it’s now been posted a second time with the dates and numbers correct.)
No movement on their website, but the Motorists Party is, according to the radio, now running six candidates. They also support a dragway and oppose light rail.
ABC report now online:
- Andrew Simmington and Denis Walford will stand in Ginninderra, David Cumbers and Joe Hlubucek in Molonglo and Geoff Rake and Burl Doble in Brindabella.
Katy Gallagher’s been off giving blood and thinks more of us should do the same.
New CAP candidate Roger Nicoll is promising a three pronged plan to get more GP’s in the local workforce.