Dental Healthcare

Version 2015-04-29
Status 6th, July 2015 - Endorsed by Membership vote.

Dental to be covered under Medicare and transitioned to a Medicare/public health bulk billed system as part of the wider healthcare system:

  • Medicare levy to fund.

Targeted funding for Remote/Regional mobile public dental services.

Explore options to develop combined public Dental/GP services:

  • Public hospitals & Clinics.
  • Streamlined overall patient health-care.
  • Especially for rural/regional and remote areas.

Water fluoridation to be rolled out to remaining water supplies:

  • Subsidised fluoride tablets/treatment for remote areas (including education materials).

Read the full policy here.

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