There has been a veritable deluge of budget coverage at Croakey in recent days. To help readers negotiate it all, here is a summary.
The stories are grouped under the headings of mental health, Indigenous health, public health, general reaction, and cancer.
Overview of mental health announcements
With reaction from Mental Health Council of Australia, Australian General Practice Network, AMA, Mental Health Connect blog, National Rural Health Alliance
Melissa Sweet (Crikey story)
Melissa Sweet, Paul Smith
What’s in the budget for Indigenous health?
Melissa Sweet, with links to reaction from Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation, and Close the Gap campaign co-chairs Mick Gooda and Tom Calma