Published Articles

'Confusing' mandatory reporting reform set for parliamentary vote

The reform recommended by a Queensland parliamentary committee has the AMA and College worried.
07 February 2019

'We doctors are hurting': AMA boss slams mandatory reporting law

Dr Tony Bartone says the proposed legislation will only have negative consequences.
05 December 2018

Revealed: who's reporting who to AHPRA

Health practitioners reported their peers more than 5000 times in six years.
03 December 2018

Revealed: New rules on sexual boundaries between doctors and patients

Medical board's latest guidelines include a section on physical examinations.
28 November 2018

GP's attack on complainant sparks AHPRA review of privacy safeguards

Victim was told her complaint would be expedited if her name was disclosed.
23 November 2018

COAG suggests doctors disclose all negligence settlements to AHPRA

The AMA warns idea will destroy trust between doctors and their medical defence organisations.
12 November 2018

'This is for you': GP allegedly lured pharmacist with flowers before knife attack

An Adelaide doctor has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of a pharmacist who reported him to AHPRA.
07 November 2018

Mandatory reporting changes must go further, say doctors' health advocates

Doctors who treat doctors are disappointed at the legal ambiguity.
05 November 2018

AHPRA lobby group distances itself from Universal Medicine

Dozens of health professionals are linked to the alternative organisation.
24 October 2018

Doctors at risk for refusing inappropriate treatment under draft medical board code

Medical defence organisation sounds alarm on clauses for 'culturally safe and respectful practice'
14 September 2018