RACGP moves to become political voice of GPs

The RACGP's controversial TV campaign is part of a wider strategy to replace the AMA as the political voice of general practice, Australian Doctor has been told.

‘The good GP' advertisements have run on prime-time TV — including during MasterChef and the recent State of Origin game — and are believed to have cost the college in excess of $500,000.

The ads have received a mixed reaction from college members, some of whom accuse the RACGP of squandering membership fees on a campaign that is simply promoting the college.

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