“This is a really significant win …for anyone in the country trying to access specialised health services” Emma Phillips Exec Director, Can Assist

Rebates to ease NSW rural patients’ burden



More than $140 million in NSW budget for regions to help with travel for medical care

The state government is set to almost double the rebates for people in regional areas who need to travel for medical treatment.

It has allocated an extra $149 million in Tuesday’s budget for the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Scheme (IPTAAS)……..








‘The Song That Griffith Built’

We have to thank Glenn Starr and Griffith musician Rob Fattore for coming up with the idea for ‘Something In The Water’ while they were on their way to a gig.
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Rural and remote Australians with cancer and other chronic conditions missing out on treatment due to inadequate travel subsidy schemes.