Not enough: GP gaps in the bush

The three-volume Health Workforce 2025 document, released last month by Health Workforce Australia (HWA), said Australia will have a shortfall of 2700 doctors by the year 2025.

According to the report, Australia’s GP workforce has increased by 15% since 2000–01 to 26,613 in 2009–10.

HWA CEO Mark Cormack told MO despite “a perception that there will be a shortage of general practitioners, there will actually be enough coming through the