Labor leverages Medicare privatisation fears

Multiple media sources reported that during Labor’s second policy launch, held in Brisbane on 26 June, opposition leader Mr Bill Shorten said his party would win the upcoming Federal Election by driving home the Medicare issue.Labor has been claiming that Medicare is to be privatised by the Coalition, initially by privatising back-office claims processing.The Coalition has denied that it plans to do so, donstrating its determination by publicly abandoning its back-office claims processing policy.Labor’s second launch was billed as a save Medicare rally, with Mr Shorten stating, We will fight for Medicare and we will win.

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