Govt seeking advice on foreign doctor flow

The Federal Government is seeking advice on whether to curb the influx of overseas-trained doctors, with Assistant Health Minister David Gillespie labelling the status quo "unsustainable".

Australia's doctor shortage of the 1990s is projected to become a glut, with official data suggesting the oversupply could reach 7000 by 2030.

Dr Gillespie will meet on Friday with the advisory group set up last year to assess whether Australia should now roll back measures put in place to address the shortage, like bringing in more overseas-trained doctors and

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