View Districts of Workforce Shortage (DWS), Inner/Outer Metro areas, ASGC Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA 06) and associated information.
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The GP Statistics Interactive Tool uses MBS GP Workforce Statistics to provide statistical information on General Practitioner Full-Time Workload Equivalent (FWE) levels including Overseas Trained Doctors (OTDs).
- 9 July 2015
Changes to the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record and benefits for rural patients and providers
The 2015/16 Federal Budget allocated $485 million over three years for the redevelopment of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).
- 24 May 2015
Independent Expert Panel - Report on the public consultation and advice to Government on the redesign of the General Practice Rural Incentives Programme
On 1 December 2014, Minister Nash announced that an Independent Expert Panel would consider the application of the Modified Monash Model (MMM) to GPRIP, and also consider pathways for junior doctors to rural practice.
- 13 January 2015
Rural Classification Reform
Find out about the first steps toward easing regional, rural and remote doctor shortages with major changes to workforce classification systems.
- 3 June 2013
Medicare, Pharmaceutical and Practice Statistics Now available
MBS, PBS and PIP statistics by Medicare Local are now available from the Department of Human Services portal.
- 9 May 2013
Visiting Optometrists Scheme Map Locator
The Visiting Optometrists Scheme (VOS) supports optometrists to deliver outreach optometric services to remote and very remote locations. For more information on your nearest VOS location please visit our VOS Map Locator.
National Health Services Directory
The National Health Services Directory (NHSD) is a convenient and accessible new resource. It builds on and consolidates some existing regional healthcare directories to provide detailed information on available health related services to anyone with internet access.
The directory provides access to reliable information, and will assist you to choose and connect with the most appropriate health services for your current needs