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Medical Deans contributes in a variety of ways to the national health policy agenda, particularly in the areas of professional entry-level medical education and training and medical research.  Written submissions are an important feature of that contribution.

November 2021

Consultation on the Australian government’s draft Primary Care 10-year Plan

Primary care needs to be recognised as the cornerstone of our health care system, and reforms…

October 2021

Senate Inquiry into the provision of General Practice and related primary health services to outer metropolitan, rural, and regional Australians

Medical Deans’ submission highlights the need for a whole of pipeline approach to addressing the shortage…

September 2021

Draft Australian National Mental Health Workforce Strategy 2021-2031

Medical Deans’ submission to the Department of Health’s consultation emphasises the need for mental health competencies and…

September 2021

AMC Review of the National Framework for Prevocational Medical Training – Submission Series

Medical Deans’ submissions to the Australian Medical Council’s consultations on the Review of the National Framework…

July 2021

Department of Health draft Report of How Accreditation Practices Impact Building a Non-GP Rural Specialist Medical Workforce

Medical Deans’ submission to the Department of Health’s consultation on the Draft Report of How Accreditation…

June 2021

Australian Medical Council and Australian Digital Health Agency’s draft Capability Framework in Digital Health in Medicine

Medical Deans’ submission to the Australian Medical Council and Australian Digital Health Agency’s consultation on the…

February 2021

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce Strategy and Implementation Plan Consultation

Medical Deans supports the recommendations of the Draft National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce…

September 2020

Department of Health Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program’s Final Evaluation Report

Medical Deans’ submission to the Department of Health’s consultation on the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program’s…

December 2019

Mental Health First Aid Funding Submission

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training program is an internationally recognised course developed in Australia,…

October 2019

Proposal on medical schools’ contribution to addressing the medical workforce shortage in regional and rural Australia

Medical Deans proposal supporting the need to address the maldistribution of the health workforce to increase…

October 2018

Submission on the Potential Reforms to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law

Medical Deans response to the proposed changes to the ‘Health Practitioner Regulation National Law’ as outlined…