Charles Sturt University and La Trobe University already train quality health professionals who are prepared for rural health practice. Through the Murray Darling Medical School, a rural specific curriculum will help prepare doctors for rural practice.
Charles Sturt University and La Trobe University already train quality health pr
The Member for Calare, Andrew Gee, today spoke in Federal Parliament about the need for the Murray Darling Medical School. As a Federal member representing regional Australians, he understands the importance of turning local kids into local doctors. As he said “the current system of training, dominated by the big city universities, is failing country Australia, where it can take weeks in some...
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It's clear local students want the MDMS, just ask Brin who shared her reasons for signing the community petition on change.org. Share if you agree.

"...I intend to pursue a career in medicine after I finish high school. I have an affinity with rural Australia and a passion to improve regional areas. I also wish to be involved in agricultural practice later in my life. After I finished my...
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Its clear local students want the MDMS just ask Brin who shared
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Charles Sturt University - CSU Vice-Chancellor Andrew Vann explains why we need the Murray Darling Medical School.

Chris's petition is just 2 signatures away from its goal! Show your support by sharing and add your name to it here: bit.ly/2q0a2Xl
Dararoth Siddhana
Sonya Klimpsch
Leanne Hinden
Hear from La Trobe Vice-Chancellor John Dewar on why we need the Murray Darling Medical School
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Currently, only 10% of doctors trained by city universities go on to practice in rural and regional Australia.

A new study shows that the Murray Darling Medical School plan can solve doctor shortages in the bush.

Orange Councillor Chris Gryllis has created a Change.org petition to help make the MDMS a reality. You can show your support here: bit.ly/2oZpVJy
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Don't forget to add your support to Chris's petition for MDMS funding and student places. Add your name to help turn local kids into local doctors
Dont forget to add your support to Chriss petition for MDMS funding

Treasuer Scott Morrison: Bring doctors to regional Australia by supporting the Murray Darling Medical School

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Thanks Minister Gillespie for participating in the weekend’s 14th World Rural Health Conference. The Minister’s remarks demonstrate he and the Government get the need for more rural and regional doctors.

He said, “The Prime Minister shares my passion – your passion – for rural Australia. Like you, and me, he believes that Australians have a right to high quality, affordable and accessible...
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Department of Health - Australia leads in innovation for rural health

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Community member Chris Gryllis, an Orange businessmen and local Councillor, is calling on the Treasurer, Health and Education Ministers to provide and fund 180 medical training places for the Murray Darling Medical School. If you believe a rural medical school is needed in our region, you can join with Chris and show your support by signing the petition
Community member Chris Gryllis an Orange businessmen and local Councillor is calling

Treasuer Scott Morrison: Bring doctors to regional Australia by supporting the Murray Darling Medical School

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Assistant Minister for Health David Gillespie has announced the government will support 50 student places on the Sunshine Coast, which will allow a complete medical school program to be delivered.

What do you think about this announcement from the Federal Government today?

Department of Health - Delivering medical training for the Sunshine Coast

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Currently, only about 10% of medical school graduates go on to practice regional or rural medicine. The Murray Darling Medical School will provide 90 additional regional doctors each year once fully operating. SHARE if you would like to see the MDMS in our region.
Currently only about 10 of medical school graduates go on to practice
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ICYMI – The Murray Darling Medical School proposal on WIN News Bendigo last night
A Wagga-based medical school could be operating by 2019, prompting calls for the government to open its wallet.
A Waggabased medical school could be operating by 2019 prompting calls for

School’s in if government opens wallet | POLL

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Today Charles Sturt University and La Trobe University released an independent economic impact assessment on the benefits of the Murray Darling Medical School to the regions of Bendigo, Orange and Wagga Wagga. The report is good news for the community, with key findings showing around 90 doctors will be provided each year once the school is fully operational, and an estimated $2 billion...
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Today Charles Sturt University and La Trobe University released an independent economic

New Medical School Solves Regional Doctors Shortages - Murray Darling Medical School

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Jemima Louise
New independent research shows that Murray Darling Medical School will deliver $2billion in flow-on jobs and economic benefits to rural communities, and 90 new rural doctors per annum once fully operational.
New independent research shows that Murray Darling Medical School will deliver 2billion

New assessment backs university push for country medical school

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Opinion piece in regional news media hits the nail on the head. Delivering the Murray Darling Medical School is not hard, so why is it taking so long? Click below to read:
Opinion piece in regional news media hits the nail on the head

OUR SAY: Sugar-coated pill won’t fix medical shortage problem

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New funding for CSU is an endorsement of its success in getting health professionals into the bush. Now it's time for doctors for the bush!
Andrew Perkins
Ongoing rural doctor shortages to be put forward as a major issue by Glenn Innes at upcoming local government conference.
Ongoing rural doctor shortages to be put forward as a major issue

Doctor shortage to be taken to local government assembly

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Helen Sealy
The Government's announced today that it will assess the future distribution of medical student places. The Minister has said the Government is “going to assess the whole box and dice and see what works for rural and regional Australia” including looking at the "future expansion, reduction or redistribution of medical places and/or schools." This could be good news for rural communities that...
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The Governments announced today that it will assess the future distribution of

Support for rural doctor review

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Colin Watson
Bob Pullen
Jeff Kay