GP supervisors agree ‘in principle’ to match registrars’ pay with hospital trainees

Discussions are also underway on a paid parental leave scheme for GP registrars
Dr Nicole Higgins
Dr Nicole Higgins.

GP supervisors have made an in-principle agreement to provide registrars with comparable base pay to hospital doctors but have left open the question of who pays if salaries rise.

The pledge is a step towards breaking the multi-year deadlock over minimum contracts between the GP Supervisors Australia (GPSA) and GP Registrars Australia (GPRA).