Australian Government, 2013-14 Budget

Part 3: Capital Measures (Continued)

Health and Ageing

National Medical Stockpile — replenishment

Capital ($m)
  2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Department of Health and Ageing 16.6
Department of Health and Ageing 0.4

The Government will provide $17.0 million in 2013‑14 to replenish expired items within the National Medical Stockpile, which includes restocking of influenza antivirals.

The National Medical Stockpile is a strategic reserve of medicines and medical equipment for health emergencies or disasters.

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