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Directing doctors to areas of greatest need

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Publication date: 
20 November 2019
Last updated: 
22 November 2019
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector

The Visas for General Practitioners (GPs) Program helps increase access to GP services in rural, regional and remote areas of Australia. The Program encourages overseas trained doctors to seek positions in communities most in need of primary health care services.