ACRRM in 'compact' negotiations with government

The rural college wants to ensure it's consulted on workforce issues.

The ACRRM is in talks with the Federal Government to create a rural health “compact”, inspired by the RACGP’s agreement in the build-up to this year's federal budget.


The rural college says its board has agreed “in principle” to begin formal negotiations on the wording of a document to “confirm ACRRM’s position as a key national stakeholder” on health policy.

The college hopes that any deal will recognise the college as the chief authority on questions of rural health and