National Competition Policy Review
The Review was commissioned by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in accordance with commitments made under the National Competition Policy. It provided a Preliminary Report to COAG in November 1999, and a Final Report in February 2000.
On 19 June 1999 the Minister for Health and Ageing, Dr Michael Wooldridge announced the appointment of Mr Warwick Wilkinson, AM RFD ED, to conduct the Review. Mr Wilkinson has a relevant professional background and is an Associate Commissioner of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
The main activities of the Review were to:
In considering these areas of regulation, and pursuant to its Terms of Reference, the Review:
The Terms of Reference provide more details about the nature and scope of the Review and its inquiries.
The Review received a considerable number of submissions, and undertook community consultations in each State capital and Canberra.
The Review secretariat was disbanded on the submission of the Review's Final Report, but enquiries may be directed to the Department of Health and Ageing.
Phone: 02 6289 8195
- Remuneration and claims system for approved pharmacists and approved hospital authorities supplying under the Remote Aboriginal Health Program under section 100 of the National Health Act 1953 (the Act):
- Rural Pharmacy Workforce Program
- Mental Health Council of Australia
- Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme