Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said state-run hospitals were too often acting as a safety net because of an ongoing shortage of bulk-billing general practitioners.
"That system is broken,” Andrews said.
“You cannot find a bulk-billing doctor, particularly out of hours, and that's not the way it should be. That's why this needs to be a key priority for reform around the national cabinet table in 2023.”
The population will be around 4 per cent smaller than expected in a decade due to the slowdown in migration as well as the COVID-induced blip in the fertility rate.
Record-low migration during the pandemic will also feed into a lower birth rate overall as there will be fewer migrants having children.
US prosecutors allege that, under Bankman-Fried’s direction, FTX - once considered one of the largest and most-trusted cryptocurrency exchanges - transferred billions in customer assets to his trading firm, Alameda Research.
If convicted, Bankman-Fried faces up to 115 years in prison.
Big cash: Cricket officials and the Seven Network ended years of bickering on Tuesday, with the free-to-air network to continue broadcasting the sport until 2030-31.