Published Articles

Just a GP? Here's the evidence you need to prove the doubters wrong

With the #justaGP campaign raging across the Twittersphere against political attacks on the specialty, we offer some statistical ammo on the real value of general practice.
15 September 2016

Put GP co-payment plan back on table, says AMA

The AMA is calling for a new GP co-payment plan, saying the $2.4 billion needed to offset the Medicare freeze is not going to be “found behind a pot plant".
15 July 2016

New GPs to be bonded to corporates under rumoured deal

Exclusive: Newly qualified GPs would be bonded to work for corporates for several years under a rumoured deal being negotiated between the Federal Government and industry.
19 December 2015

Concern over control of medical research fund

Legislation establishing the Medical Research Future Fund has passed the Senate, with most financial backing to come from hospital funds in the wake of the abandoned GP co-payment.
13 August 2015

Freeze may end bulk-billing in the bush: RDAA

The majority of bulk-billing practices in the bush are likely to start charging a gap fee to survive the rebate freeze, the head of the RDAA warns.
30 July 2015

Freeze puts general practice on 'brink of disaster'

The AMA has warned that general practice is on the absolute brink of disaster in a hard-hitting speech delivered by its president.
23 July 2015

Tell patients about the MBS rebate freeze: POSTER

The Medicare rebate freeze kicked in this month. If you want to explain to your patients why this may force GPs to introduce or increase fees then download our free poster here.
21 July 2015

Two-thirds of GPs will raise fees due to freeze

Medical practices are already raising fees to cope with the rebate freeze amid claims that 60% of GPs will stop bulk-billing or charge patients a higher private fee.
03 July 2015

Out in the cold: MBS freeze hits today

The Medicare freeze hits patients on Wednesday under the Federal Government’s one surviving policy from the wreckage of its botched co-pay plan. FREE POSTER for your waiting room.
02 July 2015

Oz Doc sits down with Sussan Ley

Australian Doctor speaks with Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley about her thinking behind a number of key policy initiatives that directly impact GPs.
04 June 2015