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  • Productivity Commission review: NDIS costs

    The VHA has made a submission to the Productivity Commission review into NDIS costs.

    07 April 2017
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  • Victorian Budget Submission 2017-18

    The VHA has made a submission to the Andrews Government's 2017-18 budget process.

    07 March 2017
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  • VHA Submission: 2017-18 Commonwealth Budget

    The VHA has prepared a submission to contribute to the development of the 2017-18 Commonwealth Budget.

    24 January 2017
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  • Department of Health and Human Services Policy and Funding Guidelines 2016-17

    The VHA summary of key funding policy changes for Victorian public hospitals.

    08 July 2016
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  • Inquiry into End of Life Choices

    The Victorian Parliament's Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee final report from the Inquiry into end of life choices was released on 9 June. 

     

    16 June 2016
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  • Royal Commission into Family Violence

    Today the final report of the Royal Commission into Family Violence (the Report) was tabled inParliament, after an extensive 15 month consultation and submission process.

    30 March 2016
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  • 2016-17 Commonwealth Budget Submission

    The VHA's submission to the 2016-17 Commonwealth budget provides recommendations to support and drive public healthcare.

    05 February 2016
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  • Changes to Meal Entertainment and Entertainment Facility Leasing Expenses

    A Bill to introduce changes to meal entertainment and entertainment facility leasing expenses announced in the 2015-16 federal budget have passed both houses of parliament and will become law on 1 April 2016.

    16 December 2015
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  • 2015-16 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook

    VHA summary of the 2015-16 Mid-Year Fiscal and Economic Outlook.

    16 December 2015
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  • Health 2040 submission

    The VHA has submitted a response to the Victorian Government's Health 2040 discussion paper, which sought feedback to shape the future of Victoria's health sector.

    30 October 2015
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  • Issues Affecting the Financial Performance of Rural and Remote Aged Care Providers

    This submission into the Aged Care Financing Authority's (ACFA) review outlines the high level issues facing aged care providers in rural areas. Its focus is on public sector providers in Victoria, and in particular small rural health services and multi-purpose services.

    01 October 2015
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  • VHA submission to the Primary Health Care Advisory Group's consultation
    09 September 2015
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  • Independent Review of Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Community Support Services Programs

    The VHA's submission to the Independent Review of Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Community Support Services Programs.

    19 August 2015
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  • Inquiry into Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Primary Health Care
    14 August 2015
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  • Impact on Victorian Government service delivery of changes to National Partnership Agreements
    29 July 2015
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  • Victorian Health Policy and Funding Guidelines Pricing-Part 1
    29 July 2015
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  • Victorian Health Policy and Funding Guidelines- Part 2
    29 July 2015
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  • Guide to the NSQHS Standards for community health services
    27 July 2015
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  • Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan

    The VHA welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the development of the 2015-2019 Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan (the Plan)

    01 July 2015
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  • Re:think Tax Discussion Paper

    The VHA provided a submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Re:think tax reform discussion paper. Re:think is the first step in developing the White Paper on Tax Reform and deals with the Australian tax system broadly, including the current arrangements relating to the not-for-profit sector. 

    10 June 2015
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  • The Commonwealth Budget 2015-16 Analysis
    13 May 2015
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  • Change to meals, entertainment and entertainment facility leasing fringe benefits tax exemption
    07 May 2015
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  • State Budget Analysis
    06 May 2015
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  • Travis Review

    The VHA provided a submission to the Victorian Government's Travis Review into system-wide health service capacity. The review is being led by former AMA President Dr Doug Travis and will look at opportunities for increasing capacity for improving patient services.

    30 April 2015
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  • Victorian State Budget Submission 2015-16

    VHA submission to the Andrews Victorian Government's first budget process.

    12 March 2015
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  • IHPA National Efficient Cost Determination 2015-16
    26 February 2015
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  • AOD and MHCSS recommissioning consultation

    The VHA's response to the service sector reform council's review of the recommissioning of the alcohol and other drug and mental health community support service programs. 

    03 September 2014
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  • IHPA Pricing Framework for Public Hospitals 2015-16
    25 July 2014
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  • Commonwealth Home Support Discussion Paper
    30 June 2014
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  • Changes to Commonwealth Home Support Program
    28 May 2014
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  • Federal Budget 2014-15
    13 May 2014
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  • Medicare Locals Review
    13 May 2014
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  • Mental Health Costing Study
    07 May 2014
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  • Victorian Budget 2014-15
    06 May 2014
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  • National Commission of Audit
    01 May 2014
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  • PDRSS recommissioning
    14 March 2014
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  • Productivity Commission Report on Health
    31 January 2014
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  • Public Infrastructure Inquiry

    Submission to Productivity Commission's broad-ranging inquiry into public infrastructure.

    23 December 2013
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  • Training and Development Grant

    Response to Victorian Department of Health Training and Development Grant Discussion Paper.

    04 December 2013
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  • Submission to the National Commission of Audit
    23 November 2013
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  • Update to Rotary Wing Air Transport Fee Increase, and Review of Funding Model for Ambulance Services
    31 October 2013
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  • Service Sector Reform

    Response to the Towards a more effective and sustainable community services sector discussion paper.

    05 April 2013
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  • Federal Government health funding cut threat - Update
    11 January 2013
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  • NFP Sector Tax Concession

    This submission outlines the Victorian Healthcare Association’s (VHA) response to the Fairer, simpler and more effective tax concessions for the not-for-profit sector discussion paper.

    17 December 2012
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  • Definition and Cost Drivers for Mental Health Services
    06 December 2012
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  • Living Longer. Living Better
    17 September 2012
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  • ACFA Interim Operating Framework
    10 August 2012
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  • Rural Capital Support Fund
    13 June 2012
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  • IHPA Final Determination
    12 June 2012
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  • State Budget 2013-14
    07 May 2012
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  • ABF for Australian Public Hospitals - Towards a Pricing Framework
    21 February 2012
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  • HACC Triennium Priorities 2012-15

    Response to the Victorian HACC Program Position Paper: Triennial Plan and Expenditure Priorities 2012-15.

    16 December 2011
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  • Senate Inquiry on IHPA 2011

    Submission to the Australian Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee Inquiry into the National Health Reform Amendment (Independent Hospital Pricing Authority) Bill 2011

    02 September 2011
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  • Victorian State Budget Submission 2009-10

    The VHA's submission to the 2009-10 Victorian state budget process.

    02 February 2009
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