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The committee inquired into medical and hospital costs, particularly regarding medical and hospital benefit schemes, and into recommendations for enabling optimal health care for Australians. The committee presented two reports covering a range of issues, including medical and hospital benefits, insurance organisations and mental health.


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ReportParliamentary paper number 196/1969
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Report (also Parl Paper No. 82A/70)Parliamentary paper number 82/1970
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