RTO admits to misusing $1.2 million meant for training GP registrars

GPTQ says it is repaying the money to the Department of Health following an internal audit

A regional training organisation has repaid $1.2 million to the Federal Government after admitting it misused taxpayer money meant for training its registrars.

Kathie Sadler
Current GPTQ CEO Kathie Sadler.

Some 520 registrars are currently with General Practice Training Queensland (GPTQ).

But the organisation has been under scrutiny since November 2018, when staff members blew the whistle over alleged financial