Health Minister ducks questions on abortion funding in Tasmania

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated February 7 2020 - 5:57am, first published 5:30am
Health Minister Sarah Courtney refused to say whether doctors are having to subsidise abortion services themselves, rather than the government. Picture: Neil Richardson

Health Minister Sarah Courtney has again refused to answer whether Tasmanian doctors are having to subsidise abortions out of their own pocket, and described $475 for the procedure only available in Hobart as "low cost" for women.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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