Australian Association of Consultant Physicians

Media Releases

AACP media releases are available below.

For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact the Secretariat.


17 August 2010

AACP welcomes Medicare rebates for online consultations and videoconferencing

The Australian Association of Consultant Physicians (AACP) welcomes today's announcement by the Prime Minister that a Labor Government will provide Medicare rebates for online consultations and videoconferencing for the specialists and consultant physicians who consult online with rurally-based GPs and their patients.

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16 March 2010

Changes to the training of doctors in rural areas needs an integrated approach as well as more funding

The Australian Association of Consultant Physicians (AACP) welcomes support for training of more consultant physicians and paediatricians, particularly when there is a shortage in rural and regional areas.  However, without sufficient detail about the model of training to be used, the AACP is concerned that proposed funding will not produce the desired outcomes.

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