Friday, August 7, 2009

Senate Committee Meeting update

This is the message from Lisa Metcalfe from Maternity Coalition following the Senate Committee hearing yesterday on the midwives and nurse practitioner bills before the Senate.

The transcript from the Senate committee hearing will be available on
this link in the next 24 hours or so
http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/clac_ctte/health_leg_midwives_nurse_practitioners_09/hearings/index.htm

MC, HBA, HAS and ACMI all presented to the committee
some terrific advocacy by the consumers
Thanks to those who represented MC (Bruce Teakle and Makayla Macintosh)

Media monitoring from Heidi this morning

Great to see this in the Age!
http://www.theage.com.au/travel/mothers-irate-at-qantas-baby-bungle-20090805-ea45.html

Lisa

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Lisa Metcalfe
NSW President
Maternity Coalition
29 Oceana Pde
Austinmer NSW 2515
Ph: 02 4268 1675
Mob: 0437 577 576
Em: nsw@maternitycoalition.org.au
Web: www.maternitycoalition.org.au

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