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Meanwhile fire near Tara has destroyed 53 homes in Queensland; and bushfire risk remains to Tenterfield in NSW. Follow the day’s news liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe NSW RFS has confirmed that just after 4am this morning one of its firefighting tanks rolled over 10km south of Jennings in the Tenterfield LGA.A spokesperson said there were four firefighters on board. They were all taken from the truck, with three being taken to hospital for observation.They’ve said they’ll be returning to bulk billing, or many of them who are considering a change would stick with bulk billing, for those more than 11 million Australians.That’s about 60% or more of the throughput of the average general practice. So it’s a huge boost in confidence and funding to a sector that I think is probably in its most powerless status been in the 40 year history of Medicare. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2023-10-31 23:44:40

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