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Cancer Council NSW welcomes Premiers commitment to removing chemotherapy co-payment

Cancer Council NSW welcomes Premiers commitment to removing chemotherapy co-payment

Thursday 5 March | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

NSW Premier Mike Baird has strongly indicated that his government will drop chemotherapy fees charged to cancer patients if re-elected, echoing a similar commitment proposed by Labor leader Luke Foley. Read more

Medicine cost concerns over Trans Pacific Partnership

Medicine cost concerns over Trans Pacific Partnership

Wednesday 4 March | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

There are fears over the impact of the Trans Pacific Partnership, particularly increases in medicine prices and difficulties in restricting tobacco and alcohol sales, that the Australian government is expected to seal within weeks. Read more

Fiskville CFA fire-training facility closed

Fiskville CFA fire-training facility closed

Wednesday 4 March | Source: ABC News

The Victorian Fiskville firefighter training ground has been closed after toxic residue has been found in mains water stored in two large tanks on the site. Read more

Aboriginal head and neck cancers diagnosed later

Aboriginal head and neck cancers diagnosed later

Tuesday 3 March | Source: Yahoo!7

Aboriginal people are 240 per cent more likely to have advanced head and neck cancers than non-Aboriginal people, according to new research from Cancer Council NSW. Read more

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