‘No health workers want to stand with us’: the challenge for Victoria’s Coalition

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As the major parties spar over health policies ahead of November’s election, Liberal MPs are questioning the Coalition’s strategy

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When the Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, announced his government would pay for the degrees of more than 10,000 nursing and midwifery students in August, dozens of frontline health workers joined him.

But there were no frontline health workers with the opposition leader, Matthew Guy, on Tuesday, when he unveiled his own $325m “future health workforce plan” that would see even more workers trained for free.

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