Gearing up for the Federal Election

17/09/2021 Written by

Gearing up for the Federal Election

The RACGP has a number of member events running over the coming weeks.
 
RACGP taking action: Gearing up for the Federal Election
Webinar: Thursday 23 September, 7.00–8.00 pm (AEST)
 
Increasing investment in primary healthcare needs to be a top health priority in the lead up to the next Federal Election.
 
Register for the engageGP Federal Election forum to hear about the RACGP’s public campaign aimed at driving local conversations about why general practice funding matters.
 
Together with an expert panel, President Dr Karen Price will take questions and ideas, plus there will be opportunity to get a first look at the suite of resources the college is developing to support members to advocate for general practice and, ultimately, patients.
 
Register online
 
RACGP Rural Member Forum
Webinar: Wednesday 29 September, 7.30–9.30 pm (AEST)
 
The 2021 Rural Member Forum is a free online event for rural and remote members, combining important updates, the annual member meeting, Q&A and networking in breakout rooms with rural GPs, as well as special guest speaker, Minister for Regional Health Dr David Gillespie.
 
GPs have a chance to connect with colleagues from around Australia, find out about the work of RACGP Rural and meet the RACGP Rural Council to learn who represents you.
 
Any questions or suggested topics to cover in this forum are encouraged to be submitted when registering.
 
Register online.
 
This Rural Life launch
Webinar: Wednesday 6 October, 7.30–8.15 pm (AEDT)
 
Join our President Dr Karen Price, RACGP Rural and RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health for the launch of the This Rural Life photo competition.
 
This innovative project puts the spotlight on RACGP members across all career stages working in rural or remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health by sharing their incredible stories and experiences to inspire others to consider a career in rural general practice.
 
Register online.

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