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The ghost of Joe Hockey rises as attacks on public health continue

‘The $7 co-payment was supposed to be dead and buried after former Treasurer Joe Hockey’s political cremation. Yet Malcolm Turnbull has again raided funding, risking an increase to the amount less well-off Australians pay when visiting the doctor. Here’s why that could hurt the health of his polling numbers’, writes Ben Eltham in New Matilda (10.5.16).

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