Junior doctor challenges AHPRA over registration fees and parental leave

AMA Victoria is backing the campaign from Dr Belle Sasse.
Rachel Fieldhouse
Dr Belle Sasse with her children, Renna (left) and Remi (centre).

When third-year oncology registrar Dr Belle Sasse took maternity leave last year, she took non-practising status to cut her registration fees to around $200 a year.

This month, she had to return to work to ensure she met her training requirements. But there was a problem.