Overhaul of rural incentives backed: inquiry

A Senate inquiry has backed calls to scrap the current rural incentives allocation scheme and replace it with a fairer system.

In a report released on Wednesday night, the committee led by Greens senator Rachel Siewert noted the “overwhelming evidence... did not support the use of the [current] ASGC-RA scheme in its current form as the sole determinant of classifying areas for workforce incentive