Like many locals, Queensland Country Health Fund has been saddened to see the impact of the recent significant rain event and associated flooding in North Queensland.
Drought affected farmers in Queensland will be better off thanks to the kindness of Queensland Country Members. The recent Queensland Country ‘Buy a Bale’ Drought Appeal raised a total of $79,774.20. This is the equivalent of an incredible 14 trucks of hay for Queensland farmers.
Some of the most significant health insurance reforms in 15 years are now guaranteed with legislation approved this week. A range of changes will come into effect in April 2019 that focus on improving affordability and reducing the complexity of private health insurance.
Let’s face it, we live in an expensive world. Much of our hard earned money goes towards the cost of living with bills and often numerous dollars getting taken out of our accounts by direct debit, don’t even get us started on smashed avocado prices. There’s a way you can get back on top. It’s up to you to decide where your money goes and if there’s genuine value in where you’re spending it.
Thank you to everyone that entered the Rosie Colouring In Competition featured in the Spring/ Summer 2017 issue of Living Healthy. Rosie and our team absolutely loved each and every entry.
Some of the most significant health insurance reforms in 15 years have been announced by Health Minister Greg Hunt on Friday and the Health reforms deliver good outcomes for regional people.
We've been proud sponsors of the Townsville Running Festival since its early beginnings. The event is extremely important to us as it promotes health within the community and encourages the community to get active.
Congratulations to the Sunshine Coast Council for winning the Local Government Management Association (LGMA) of Excellence Award for our sponsored category 'Workplace Wellbeing' owing to their fantastic program FRESHminds.
You shouldn’t feel forced to elect to be a private patient when in a public hospital. As an Australian citizen you’re entitled to free public hospital treatment and shouldn’t have to use your private health insurance to pay for a public hospital treatment.