Published Articles

How Labor's plan to tax trust funds will hurt doctors

"It will probably be the end of trusts for doctors," says one accountant.
04 August 2017

Australian healthcare is world class… mostly

Australia’s healthcare ranks second in a selection of 11 developed countries, despite the doomsaying of some politicians, bureaucrats, expert media commentators and legal plaintiffs.
19 July 2017

One winner from the Medicare freeze? Debt collectors

A medical debt collector is crediting the Medicare freeze with driving a boom in the number of GPs coming to him for restitution.
18 July 2017

GPs slip down top-earners list

Two years ago, GPs were among the nation's top 10 earners. Not anymore.
14 April 2017

AMA slams proposal to tax rural scholarships

More than 400 medical students could be pinged if the ATO is successful in its plan to change the tax-free status of scholarships.
09 March 2017

GPs sit second to last on earnings graph

If further evidence is needed that GP income needs to increase, then here it is.
08 April 2016

GP incomes dwarfed by other specialists' earnings

GPs scrape into the top 50 highest earners in Australia, but fall well below their specialist and surgical colleagues, according to the Australian Taxation Office.
23 March 2016

One-third of Oz GPs think they should earn more

GPs in Australia are more unhappy about how much they earn than primary care physicians in other developed nations, new research shows.
22 February 2016

College defends GP business training

The RACGP has hosed down claims it’s failing to prepare newly minted GPs to open their own practices.
29 September 2015

Only one in four GPs owns a practice

Only 25% of GPs are practice principals or partners, with ownership rates in the specialty at an all-time low, unpublished figures reveal.
15 September 2015