2022 Australian federal election priorities

04 May 2022

The college has provided a 2022 election priorities statement to the major political parties.

The election priorities statement outlines our priority advocacy areas and invites each party to outline their policy positions in response.
The priority issues are:

  • Perioperative medicine.
  • Improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Improving the management of chronic pain.
  • Reducing costs to patients for chronic pain services.
  • Improving access to health services for regional, rural and remote Australia.
  • Climate change.

Responses received will be shared on the college website

Last updated 14:37 4.05.2022