Australian Government - Budget 2019-20
Portfolio Budget Statements
Complete DVA PBS
Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements (PAES)
PBS Information Sheets
Cross-portfolio measures are as follows:
Department of Health initiatives affecting DVA clients:
- Improving Access to Medicines — Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme — new and amended listings
- Guaranteeing Medicare — improved access to diagnostic imaging
- Guaranteeing Medicare — Medicare Benefits Schedule Review — response to Taskforce recommendations
- Guaranteeing Medicare — strengthening primary care
- Improving Access to Medicines — supporting community pharmacy
Additional information on these initiatives is located on the Department of Health website.
Australian Taxation Office initiative affecting DVA clients:
- Single Touch Payroll — expansion
Additional information on this initiative is located on the Australian Taxation Office website.
Department of Social Services initiative affecting DVA clients:
Additional information on this initiative is located on the Department of Social Services website.