RACGP accused of sexism over its national conference

Two of the keynote speakers say they're happy to give up their places for the sake of diversity

Two of the keynote speakers at the RACGP’s 2019 national conference have publicly declared they are willing to pull out, amid concerns about a lack of diversity in the event's speaking line-up.

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The RACGP is facing demands to find some women to address its GP19 conference in October, after it revealed its four keynote speeches would all be given by men.

The conference is the biggest event in the college calendar and this year’s edition in Adelaide is being billed as “a new era of conferencing” with an “exciting new format” and a focus on the future of general practice.

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