Published Articles

Forget singing for supper, this town is singing for a GP

Residents in the small town are taking a creative approach to lure more doctors.
12 March 2019

IMG warning: Get ready for new restrictions on working visas

The government claims the reforms will save more than $400 million over the next four years.
05 March 2019

GP breaks his silence on 80/20 case: 'I thought I was doing the right thing'

Dr Manukharan Nithianantha has pleaded for understanding after the PSR found him in breach of the rule.
14 January 2019

GP loses court challenge on 80/20 rule

The doctor argued the rule shouldn't apply to him because his patients lacked other options.
11 January 2019

'You're not qualified': GP's bizarre experience of shared care

Doctor told to attend half-day midwives course after delivering 2800 babies.
20 November 2018

Rural generalist taskforce calls for rebate parity with other specialists

They would be able to claim Medicare items often worth hundreds of dollars more than an equivalent GP item.
16 October 2018

Rural generalist campaigner elected next president of ACRRM

Dr Ewen McPhee says the college is entering a new chapter and hopes it will bring health equity across Australia.
20 September 2018

Rural incentives make no difference to GP numbers: study

If there is a change, it's among newly qualifed GPs, economists say
31 August 2018

New Health boss... same as the old boss

But this time there will be no Minister for Rural Health.
27 August 2018

GP appointed as Dutton’s new Chief Medical Officer

Dr Parbodh Gogna, a rural generalist doctor from Queensland, has been named as the new CMO and Surgeon-General with the Department of Home Affairs
24 July 2018