Domestic interns should get first dibs: poll

Half of Australian Doctor’s readers believe all domestic students should be given priority over international students for intern positions, against a recent decision by the Victorian government.

However, one-third of teh readers polled think intern places should be awarded entirely on merit, irrespective of a student’s background (see full results below).

The findings come from an Australian Doctor online poll, which received 434 respondents, after it was