Report steers way out of moratorium maze

The report, the result of a year-long Senate inquiry, contained 45 separate recommendations, including a call for the government to bring the length of the moratorium into line with the return of service obligations for bonded Australian graduates.

Australian Doctors Trained Overseas Association president Dr Viney Joshi said the report “put the ball firmly in the government’s court” and called for the moratorium to be scrapped altogether.

RDAA president Dr Paul Mara said the moratorium in particular placed IMGs