General Practice is a 3-dimentional specialty involving skill and knowledge in a unique health care setting. It is the single largest medical speciality in Australia, and is the foundation of Australia’s health system.
General Practitioners are often the first contact for patients requiring treatment for any medical condition. No other medical speciality has a greater level of patient contact then General Practice providing continual, whole-of-patient medical care to individuals, their families and the community. The speciality provides a unique opportunity for doctors to form a bond with their patients by providing comprehensive, lifetime, health care.