Medical Degree Fee Blowout Put On Hold

2 Nov 2015

The AMA welcomed the decision by Education Minister Simon Birmingham in October to shelve legislation to deregulate universities, which could have seen the cost of medical degrees rising to well in excess of $250,000. AMA President Professor Brian Owler said the AMA was keen to work with the Government to develop sensible reforms that deliver improved funding for undergraduate medical education without putting the cost of a medical degree beyond the means of most students.

Read more of what Professor Owler had to say.