Battling red tape

Mabel Chew
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb06170.x
Published online: 19 July 2004

GPs are inadequately reinforced and poorly funded — and don’t mention the paperwork

  • The Medical Journal of Australia, Sydney, NSW.


  • 1. Hogan CD. Communication overload. Med J Aust 2002; 177: 688. <eMJA full text>
  • 2. Productivity Commission. General practice administrative and compliance costs, research report. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia, 2003.
  • 3. Department of Health and Ageing. Red Tape Taskforce: Overview. Available at: (accessed June 2004).
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  • 5. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. General Practice Representative Group, 2 June 2004. Available at: (accessed June 2004).


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