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Rebecca de Boer


Growth in expenditure on high cost drugs in Australia

The paper provides an overview of the expenditure of high cost drugs in Australia and examines the average annual growth of these programs. The outlook for expenditure on high cost medicines and possible policy responses is also considered. Executive summary • Despite an overall slowing...

Health care for asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island

This paper sets out the key clauses of the government contract for health care provision to asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island, and examines their adequacy in providing for mental and physical health needs. Introduction With the recent return to processing of asylum seekers...