Federal Budget 2014

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The Budget, just delivered, contains only bad news for seniors and pensioners.

A contribution of $7  per visit to the doctor or for blood tests or X-rays will apply.

This fee will be excised after 10 visits in one year.


For a couple it means 10 visits each.

This will come into effect on 1 July 2015.

Medicare Levy increases from 1.5% to 2%.