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Latest Issue: November 2014

Writing an article for AFP

Australian Family Physician (AFP) is a peer reviewed journal published monthly by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). Our readership includes grassroots general practitioners, general practice registrars, international medical graduates, primary care academics, specialist physicians and medical students.

Advantages of publishing in AFP include:

  • AFP has a circulation of over 40 000 and is widely read by Australian GPs, primary care researchers and physicians
  • All articles are available in full text and searchable on the website at thereby increasing exposure for authors
  • AFP is MEDLINE listed
  • AFP is included in Thomson’s Scientific Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  • AFP has an impact factor
  • AFP has an ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) rating of B.

AFP adheres to the ‘Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals: writing and editing for biomedical publication’, available at and the ‘Guidelines on good publication practice’ and the ‘Code of ethics for editors of biomedical journals’ published by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), available at