Who are we and what we do










General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA) is the peak voice for the next generation of general practitioners.

We represent:

  • over 25,000 medical students
  • prevocational doctors
  • GP registrars.

We are a not-for-profit organisation. We aim to improve the healthcare of all Australians through excellence in education and training. We aim to ensure general practice is the medical specialty of choice. ​

We support our members by:

    • advocating on educational, employment and policy issues in general practice
    • negotiating the National Terms and Conditions for the Employment of Registrars with General Practice Supervisors Australia (GPSA)
    • providing advice on employment negotiations
    • facilitating networking with colleagues
    • providing advice on training
    • assisting with exam preparation and more.

Our networks include:

  • General Practice Student Network (GPSN)
  • Going Places Network (GPN)
  • Indigenous General Practice Registrar Network (IGPRN)
  • General Practice Registrar Medical Educator Network
  • General Practice Registrar Emerging Supervisor Network.

GPRA patron Professor Michael Kidd

From 2013-2016 Michael was President of the World Organization of Family Doctors. He is currently Professor of Global Primary Care at Flinders University. Michael is a past president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, a Council Member of the Australian Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council , and a board member of several health organisations, including beyondblue. He is the Patron of GPRA and GPSN.

Read our 2015/16 Annual Report here.

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