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Why international medical students deserve a place in Australian hospitals

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Professor Lesleyanne Hawthorne writes: Amid Australia’s ongoing doctor shortage, the health system risks losing dozens of Australian-trained, foreign-born doctors because of a shortage of intern places. The Australian Medical Students Association estimates the system needs 182 intern places to ensure all international students can finish their medical training and gain full registration as doctors. […]

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Australian Uni funding shift to keep quality – Evans

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

  THE Federal Government is likely to shift its focus for university funding to completions rather than enrolments in its response to a base funding review. Tertiary Education Minister Chris Evans says the sector already knows he wants to make this shift. He believes it will help keep quality high in the new era of […]

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