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***MEDIA ALERT*** Doorstop – GP campaign launch to save general practice care in South Australia

Royal Australian College of GPs < 1 mins read

DOORSTOP: GP campaign launch to save general practice care in South Australia, Monday 18 March, 10:30am ACST

What: GPs will launch a campaign to stop the South Australian Government’s Patient Tax, which will force practices to hike patient out-of-pocket fees or close their doors.

The payroll tax grab was triggered by a new interpretation of payroll tax law by Revenue SA regarding independent GPs. General practices already pay payroll tax on their employees, including receptionists, GPs in training and nurses. However, it has never applied to GPs because most doctors are not employees, they work under independent agreements.

When: Monday 18 March, 10:30am ACST.

Where: Elizabeth Family Health Care (GP Plus building), 16 Playford Blvd, Elizabeth.

Speaker: RACGP South Australia Chair Dr Sian Goodson.


About us:

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is the peak representative organisation for general practice, the backbone of Australia’s health system. We set the standards for general practice, facilitate lifelong learning for GPs, connect the general practice community, and advocate for better health and wellbeing for all Australians.

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Contact details:

RACGP Media Team: John Ronan (0428 122 357).

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