Health is a community responsibility when it comes to the poor and disadvantaged. It makes economic sense to have a healthy, happy population, able to cope and excel in the tasks we set ourselves, both communally and individually.
Means tested bulk billing will remain in place for both dental and medical.
Government owned public hospitals and public dental clinics will be built in each capital city to give medical service and advice to all citizens, according to their capacity to pay.
Free public heath, meditation, tai chi, yoga and exercise instruction will be employed in city parks during spring and summer and municipal centers during the winter.
Health education will be a part of the social contract of every media outlet – incl. radio, television, newspapers.
The use of transfats and sugar and chemical food additives will be heavily taxed to make them less attractive.