Thousands say no to CPD tax plan

The Scrap the Cap campaign against taxing medical education has secured over 7500 signatures from doctors across Australia.

Launched just two weeks ago by the main GP groups and backed by Australian Doctor, the social media campaign exposed the depth of anxiety across the medical profession at the plans to cap tax deductions for work-related self-education to $2000.

Rural education in anaesthetics as well as emergency care to dealing with the fallout of child sexual abuse cases in rural communities would be affected, according to doctors who have posted on the