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The Hon Mark Butler MP

Minister for Health & Aged Care
Strengthening Medicare for the 21st century

Tuesday, 2 May 2023

The National Press Club of Australia

The Hon Mark Butler MP, Minister for Health & Aged Care will Address the National Press Club of Australia on strengthening Medicare.

Mark Butler has been the Labor Member for Port Adelaide and Hindmarsh in the Federal Parliament since 2007. He is the Minister for Health and Aged Care.

Mark served as Minister for Ageing and Australia’s first Minister for Mental Health in the Gillard Government. He has also held the ministries of Housing, Homelessness, Social Inclusion, Climate Change, Water and the Environment.

In 2013, Mark was awarded the Alzheimer’s Disease International Award (ADI) for Extraordinary Contribution to Tackling Dementia.

He served as National President of the Australian Labor Party from 2015 – 2018.

Mark is the author of Advanced Australia - The Politics of Ageing, published in 2015; and Climate Wars, published in 2017.

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