David Gadiel

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16 Jul 2017

Revision of the federation is imperative to allow the states to reclaim full control over both funding and policy responsibility for health.


20 Mar 2015

This report proposes a case for abolishing the Medicare Schedule Fee, arguing that is has failed to establish a cooperative platform for dealings with the profession over the setting of fees.


GPs have been willing to bulk bill for over 80%...


28 Jul 2014

This report argues that a new vision for funding health in Australia based on the Singapore model could be achieved by applying the principle of choice for those who wish for an alternative to Australia’s taxpayer-funded, universal health care system.




11 Jul 2012

NSW public expenditure on health represents one-third of the entire NSW budget. Despite public hospitals consuming nearly 60% of the high and rapidly growing health spending, elective waiting times have lengthened in NSW compared to other states in the last decade.

In an ever-tightening...


19 Jan 2009

In Australia, many common non-prescription medicines used to treat minor ailments can be bought only from pharmacies. Some argue that pharmacy restrictions on non-prescription medicines are justified because professional advice is necessary to protect people who are caring for themselves against the risk of using...

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