Fringe Benefits Tax
The Government is introducing the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 5) into the House of Representatives next week.
Changes to the Medicare Safety Net
Changes to Medicare Safety Net arrangements, were introduced to Parliament by the Government on Wednesday 21 October.
Inquiry into End of Life Choices
The Victorian Parliament is holding an Inquiry into End of Life Choices.
Review into supervision requirements - your feedback needed
The Department of Health and Human Services has contracted the Ipsos Social Research Institute to investigate the requirements of supervision across professional associations, health services and education providers in Victoria.
Cuts to hospital Meal Entertainment benefit - Your help needed
The Federal Government is proposing to cap the meal entertainment tax concessions to $5,000 grossed up (or approximately $2,500 per annum net) for employees of Victorian public hospitals.
Ebola - the risk and action plan for Victoria
Viral haemorrhagic fevers can be scary. And the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is scary.
Federal Government Cuts to General Practice Funding
As part of the 2014-2015 budget cuts, the Federal Government has announced the following three major changes to the way general practice will be funded in the future:
Advance Care Planning: Have the Conversation
The aim of these resources is to support Victorian doctors to ‘have the conversation’ with patients about end of life decision making, engage patients in decisions about their care, and help them to undertake advance care planning.