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Sussan Ley reappointed as Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport

It has been announced that Sussan Ley will retain the health portfolio in Malcolm Turnbull's newly appointed cabinet. Ms Ley says her reappointment as Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport is an honour.

“I thank the Prime Minister for the opportunity to continue this important work. This work will continue to be complemented by integrated reforms to aged care and preventative health,” says Ms Ley.

DPS Publishing Chief Executive Officer David Baker has met with Ms Ley on a number of occasions and has had the opportunity to discuss various issues and opportunities with her, most recently affirming DPS's commitment to the road map.

Mr Baker says Ms Ley is extremely knowledgeable and consumer focused and puts great importance on improving aged care to support older Australians better.

“The Minister has an excellent grasp on what is going on in aged care and she understands the importance for consumers to have choice,” says Mr Baker.

Ms Ley says she looks forward to continuing to work closely with stakeholders to ensure balance between the needs of patients and protecting the long-term sustainability of universal health care in Australia.

“I am passionate about ensuring Australians don’t just live longer lives, but healthier ones too’ says Ms Ley.


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