GP faces tribunal over 'racially discriminatory referral'

She allegedly kept suggesting the woman should go to an Aboriginal Medical Centre instead

A GP accused of racial discrimination will face a tribunal after allegedly telling an Indigenous woman it was best for her daughter to attend an Aboriginal Medical Centre rather than her GP clinic.

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The mother claims the GP told her “four or five times” during a consult that visiting an Aboriginal Medical Centre was a better alternative for her 12-year-old daughter.

The doctor’s justification, according to woman, was that the care and medicines would be free.

The mother said this was despite the GP bulk-billing them for the consult, which she did for

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