Federal Health Minister Mark Butler won't intervene in the forced Calvary Hospital takeover

Karen Barlow
Justine Landis-Hanley
Updated May 31 2023 - 6:05pm, first published 2:00pm

The federal Health Minister has rejected suggestions the Albanese government should intervene in the ACT government's forced acquisition of Calvary Public Hospital, saying he has not been asked to and nor is it his job to get involved.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

Justine Landis-Hanley

Justine Landis-Hanley

Federal politics and public sector reporter

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter at The Canberra Times, with an interest in integrity, regulation, and social services. Contact me with tips and feedback at justine.landishanley@canberratimes.com.au.

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