Response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee


Inquiry into Support for Australia's thalidomide survivors

Advocacy Reports and submissions 2019 reports and submissions Response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee

Summary

Date: 29 January 2019

The RACGP was asked to respond to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee's Inquiry into Support for Australia's thalidomide survivors. The inquiry has particular reference to:

  • adequacy of compensation and support
  • responsibility for providing support
  • provision of financial compensation
  • the role of the Australian Government in compensation and support; and
  • any related matters.

The RACGP responded to the committee's specific questions regarding general practice and care for thalidomide survivors.


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Response to Thalidomide inquiry questions (PDF 197 KB)