01 July 2020
The wait is finally over for the more than 9 million Australians who rely on radiology services each year, with the 21-year freeze on Medicare rebates to be lifted for around 9 in 10 x-rays and scans from today.
23 September 2018
Today's commitment by the Coalition Government to 30 new MRI licenses - which ups the Opposition's promise of 20 - is masking the real issue facing millions of Australian patients.
13 July 2018
Expectant mums and babies are the focus of a powerful new national TV campaign being aired in response to the Turnbull Government’s failure to deliver on a major pre-election Medicare promise.
29 May 2018
Last night’s Four Corners program (Mind the Gap) has thrown more light on one of the most pressing issues facing Australian breast cancer patients – spiralling out-of-pocket costs.
10 May 2018
The Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association has welcomed Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's commitment that a Labor Government would improve access to some vital radiology services.
08 May 2018
The Turnbull Government’s promise that it would “guarantee Medicare” is now looking hollow following a Federal Budget that leaves nine million patients worse off.
07 May 2018
Nine million Australian patients will be worse off following tonight’s Federal budget.
01 May 2018
The Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association (ADIA) has applauded independent MP Andrew Wilkie for highlighting the cruel realities caused by the underfunding of Medicare and radiology services.
05 March 2018
The Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association (ADIA) has today commended the Australian Greens for the party’s commitment to Medicare and to radiology patients.
26 February 2018
Television commercials targeting Michelle Landry’s electorate of Capricornia – the most marginal National Party seat in the country – will start airing next week, demanding that the Coalition make good on its promise to radiology patients.
26 February 2018
Television commercials targeting George Christensen’s marginal electorate of Dawson will start airing next week, demanding that the Coalition make good on its promise to radiology patients.
08 February 2018
The Australasian Sonographers Association has today welcomed the campaign by the Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association (ADIA) to urgently restore Government investment in patient rebates for essential radiology services.
07 February 2018
Patients with cancer and other debilitating conditions are still being forced to delay potentially life-saving treatment because of the failure of successive Federal governments to fix the current broken Medicare rebate system.
31 January 2018
A submission titled "Fixing the Barriers to Affordable Healthcare in Australia".
08 December 2017
Australian radiologists are using the Bennelong by-election to demand that the major parties make good on their promises to fix Medicare.
28 November 2017
Australian radiologists have hit out at the major parties contesting the Bennelong by-election for failing to address the real Medicare issues affecting healthcare in the electorate.
08 November 2017
Hundreds of politicians across the country will receive balloons and a card today on behalf of radiologists and their patients, to remind them that this International Day of Radiology, Australians have precious little to celebrate.
01 November 2017
Some of the sickest patients in Australia's health system - including those suffering from cancer, heart disease or stroke - are about to be hit with another cut to their Medicare rebates.
27 October 2017
Australian radiologists have called for an end to the “systemic underfunding” that is crippling patient access to affordable radiology services under Medicare.