Exclusive: 252 GP registrar places left vacant as applications collapse

AusDoc can reveal only 1248 out of 1500 places have been filled for this year's program.
Dr Liz Marles
Associate Professor Liz Marles.

More than 250 GP training places remain empty — compared with last year’s shortfall of 82 — as the number of junior doctors applying for GP training plummets.

Just 1749 doctors lodged eligible applications for 1500 training places, compared with 2000 eligible applications last year and 2400 back in 2017.