Overworked GP handed $300k lifeline

An overworked GP whose practice was kept afloat by a grassroots community campaign has been given a monetary lifeline by the Federal Government.

Last week, Dr Sara Renwick-Lau, from the Mallacoota Medical Centre in north-east Victoria, received $300,000 from the Rural General Practice Grants Program.

The money will be used to help build a new medical centre and purchase up-to-date medical equipment, which Dr Renwick-Lau hopes will finally end her long-running search for another GP.

“Over the years because of viability issues, we hadn’t been able to maintain the