Government urged to quit ‘blame game’

GRANT District Council has called on both state and federal governments to quit the “blame game” when it comes to responsibility for health services in a review of the State Public Health Plan.

The plan provides guidance on issues to be addressed in local public health planning and a common framework for local government.

The current plan, which was implemented in 2013, expires in November this year.

In a written submission to the State Government, acting chief executive Jane Fetherstonhaugh provided extensive feedback on the current plan on behalf of the council.

“While it is acknowledged both spheres of government have various levels of


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