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The latest on issues that matter to GP training and general practice. 

Superannuation Guarantee

All GP registrars employed according to the NTCER are considered to be employees so, from 1 July 2021, will receive a superannuation contribution increase from 9.5% to 10% of their salary. Read more...

Update on COVID-19 contingency plans for 2021.2 exams

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria, GPRA has sought advice from the RACGP regarding their contingency plans for the written exams to be held in July. Read more...

National Reconciliation Week 2021

The theme for this year is 'More than a word. Reconciliation takes action'. During NRW, Australians from all backgrounds are inspired to walk together as they contribute to recognising reconciliation as a collaborative journey. Read more...

What the 2021/22 Federal Budget means for GP trainees

With the release of the 2021/22 Federal Budget comes a number of new healthcare initiatives and extensions to current initiatives. Read more...

Discrimination during GP training a common experience for many GP trainees

The recently released GP Trainee Benchmarking Report, published by GPRA, has revealed that almost two thirds (61.6 per cent) of respondents reported experiencing some form of discrimination during their GP training. Read more...

Dissatisfaction with employment and training is the reality for many GP trainees

New data from GPRA's GP Trainee Benchmarking Report highlights continuing dissatisfaction with general practice training and employment with a worrying gap between what GP trainees’ rate as important in their training and employment arrangements, and what they are able to receive. Read more...

President’s update | February 2021

Like me, I’m sure you’re breathing a sigh of relief that we made it through 2020 without any further disasters being unleashed. No group within medicine is more hopeful for what 2021 will bring than GPs in training. Read more...

The RACGP must do better for exam candidates in WA lockdown

GPRA is calling on the RACGP to respond quickly and compassionately to all WA exam candidates unable to sit the written exams due to the current COVID-19 lockdown in metropolitan Perth and the Peel and South West regions. Read more...

RACGP Exams: Senior leaders invited to discuss recent issues

Questions were posed to Dr Matthew Miles (CEO), Dr Genevieve Yates (General Manager - Education Services), as well as Dr Krystyna de Lange (Chair of GPs in Training Faculty). A summary of their responses provided at GPRA’s recent Advisory Council meeting. Read more...