The Prime Ministers health and hospital scheme has been accepted by all, except Western Australia. It was stated by the opposition health spokesman Peter Dutton that the disapproval of WA clearly indicates that PM fails to form national agreement.
WA is the only state, or territory, that is refusing to sign up the pact.
Addressing the reporters in Canberra on Tuesday, Peter stated that it is yet to be seen what is proposed via legislation.
Mr. Dutton further clarified that the opposition is not in favor of backing the reform until everything is made clear and presented on paper. He also said that the decision of Western Australia will have to be considered by the legislation.
It has been known that according to the agreement which was signed on Tuesday by Labor state and territory leaders, funds will be granted to the health system and that it will initiate from July 1.
However, whether or not the funds will be accepted by WA Liberal Premier Colin Barnett still remains foggy.
And also, Mr. Dutton is posing a strong opposition by saying that the reform is not health reform, rather it should be called a "great big new bureaucracy" that has been created by Mr. Rudd.
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