Review of the National Rural Locum Program - Final Report - April 2011

List of Acronyms

Page last updated: 04 July 2012


Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACRRMAustralian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
AIHWAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
AMWACAustralian Medical Workforce Advisory Committee
ANZCAAustralia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
ASAAustralian Society of Anaesthetists
ASGC-RAAustralian Standard Geographical Classification – Remoteness Area
CEOChief Executive Officer
DoHADepartment of Health and Ageing
FTEFull Time Equivalent
GPGeneral Practitioner
GPAGeneral Practitioner Anaesthetist
GPACGeneral Practitioners Anaesthetists’ Committee
GPALSGeneral Practitioner Anaesthetist Locum Scheme
HWQHealth Workforce Queensland
JCCAJoint Consultative Committee on Anaesthesia
LOLSLocums Online Service
NRLPNational Rural Locum Program
NSW RDNNew South Wales Rural Doctors’ Network
RARemoteness Area
RACGPRoyal Australian College of General Practitioners
RAHCRemote Area Health Corps
RANZCOGRoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
RARSRural Anaesthesia Recruitment Service
RDAARural Doctors’ Association of Australia
RDNRural Doctors’ Network
RGPLPRural General Practitioner Locum Program
RHWARural Health Workforce Australia
RRMARural, Remote and Metropolitan Area Classification system
Rural LEAPRural Locum Education Assistance Program
RWARural Workforce Agency
SOLSSpecialist Obstetrician Locum Scheme
VMOVisiting Medical Officer
YTDYear to Date