Melissa Davey


Market failure: private health insurance only worth it for 'the pregnant, the rich and the sick'

Late last year the Federal Health minister, Sussan Ley, acknowledged that the private health insurance system was in need of reform and consulted widely with consumers and other interested groups. More than 40,000 people also responded to an online survey. A spokesman for Ley tells...

Breaking the shackles: the continuing fight against censorship and spin 2008

This is the 2008 edition of the Alliance's annual report into the state of press freedom in Australia, and reports some promising developments over the past twelve months.