GP leaders lauded in Australia Day honours

Dr Mitchell, who practises in Lennox Head on the NSW north coast and was president of the RACGP between 2008 and 2010, was awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in recognition of his services to medicine as a GP through his many leadership roles.

Dr Mitchell told MO he was surprised and humbled by the honour but said he viewed his inclusion in this year’s list as further recognition of the work done by all GPs across the country and the vital role they play in