Tax breaks welcome for GPs rocked by policy vacuum

TAX breaks provide a rare patch of sun in a budget that does little to ease the financial uncertainty facing GPs.

Doctors groups welcomed the return of after-hours incentive payments to general practice as of July 1, following last year’s review of the sector conducted by former RACGP chief Professor Claire Jackson.

"This really will reinvigorate general practice to provide quality and continuity of care and bring