Participate in part two of the survey on challenges that the pandemic has imposed on GP trainees.
The transition of the AGPT program to College-led training is not far away. We are looking for GPRA members interested in joining our Training Transition Reference Group.
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.
With the release of the 2021/22 Federal Budget comes a number of new healthcare initiatives and extensions to current initiatives.
President’s update | February 2021.
After years of stagnant wages during which the GP registrar base rate of pay did not even increase in line with inflation, there is renewed interest in our employment terms and conditions.
GPRA has continued to strongly advocate to the RACGP on behalf of GP trainees on a range of issues in relation to the written exams.
GPRA President Dr Sama Balasubramanian shares his thoughts and reflections.
This is a stressful time for everyone in general practice—particularly for GP trainees.
With a growing number of concerns raised by GPRA members about exams, training time, placements, contracts and leave, GPRA has also felt the impact.
As we respond to issues related to the current pandemic situation from our members, we are beginning to see common issues and concerns. As such, we have provided a list below for your reference.
GPRA is the voice of GP trainees. This is what we have been doing recently as your advocate.
By Dr Sama Balasubramanian GPRA has been working hard for you over the last six months. We’ve been continuing to seek improved employment conditions for GP registrars; having conversations with the colleges, RTOs and other organisations about creating a better training experience; and speaking directly with registrars about their issues and observations in the GP…
After announcing our Board’s decision to discontinue the 2018 NTCER negotiations, GPRA has had an influx of messages of support from members
Our withdrawal draws attention to the need to replace the NTCER with a more holistic approach which addresses the critical issues facing general practice.
There is no value continuing the current negotiations; we no longer consider it viable to endorse the 2017/18 NTCER as “fair & reasonable” for registrars.
GPRA supports a national referendum to change Australian constitution to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
GPRA will address the following issues in the 2018 NTCER negotiations.