Dietitians Australia made 9 recommendations calling on the Australian Government Treasury to improve Australians’ nutritional health and increase access to Accredited Practising Dietitians through: 

  • Investment in preventive health initiatives and nationwide nutrition monitoring 
  • Expansion of Medicare’s Chronic Disease Management (CDM) program 
  • Increasing Medicare CDM rebates for dietitians 
  • Investment in nationwide multidisciplinary community health services and programs that include Accredited Practising Dietitians 
  • Creation of MBS items pertaining to mental health and disability 
  • Increasing price limits for dietetic therapy supports under NDIS. 

To read our recommendations, download our submission.

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