Our in-house Regulatory and Migration team provides updates about the closure of OMPs applications and New 3GA programs available as of 1 January 2019.
If you are going to be treating private patients in Australia, read the expert advice from our Regulatory team about how to get a Medicare provider number.
The Australian government announced reductions of foreign GP visas by 200 per year over the next four years. Read our blog for all you need to know now!
From 3 September 2018, the RACGP’s Specialist Pathway Program (SPP) is being replaced by the Specialist Recognition Program (SRP). To be assessed under the current SPP arrangements, you must create a RACGP profile and pay the assessment fee by 31st August 2018. Read our blog for full details.
OMPs programs are changing for non-VR GPs. As part of the Stronger Rural Health Strategy announced in the 2018-19 Budget, the Government is reforming Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item fee arrangements. Find out what is changing and when.
The recent federal budget offers an apparent windfall for the Australian taxpayer - a $400 million saving for the country thanks to a reduced intake of overseas doctors by 200 per annum.
The much-maligned overseas trained doctor makes an easy scapegoat, blamed for everything from costing too much to providing a lower standard of care, despite little evidence to support either claim.