The health system in the Northern Territory is literally hemorrhaging money. Figures include at least a five million overspend.
We have been reliably informed that some idiot even suggested in a Health Department meeting that liaison officers be employed for the lifts at RDH. They allegedly said “many people cannot work the lifts and need help”.
According to a survey conducted among itinerants (longrassers) in Darwin, many had been transported to Darwin by the Health Department.