Opinion

Mental health is being devalued by this government

By Carly Dober
February 28 2024 - 5:30am

Speaking on radio earlier this month about mental health and the Better Access scheme, the federal Health Minister Mark Butler stated that people in rural and regional areas were not being supported by psychologists, which was one of their driving factors for the government cutting the Medicare psychology sessions from 20 to 10 in 2023.

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