Department of Health

Resources and references

Web resources

Medicare Benefits Schedule online, Medicare item numbers explained: MBS online

Royal Australian College of General Practitioner resources


What is general practice? 

What is a rural general practice?  

Becoming a general practitioner  

National Health and Medical Research Council 

Health Pathways explained - video 

A GP explains how they have introduced eHealth Records to to their patients    

What are Health Care homes?

Primary Health Networks 

Primary Health Network data from Australian Institute of Health and Wellbeing (AIHW)

Primary health care, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Mortality Over Regions and Time (MORT) books

Cancer incidence in Australia by Primary Health Network

Cancer screening in Australia by Primary Health Network

Australia's mothers and babies 2013

Workforce data

Indigenous health check (MBS 715) data tool

Other sources of Primary Health Network data

PHN Key demographic data: Department of Health

Australian Health datasets: MyHealthyCommunities

Interactive site on Australian Health Data and its determinants: Population Health Information Development Unit (PHIDU)

Australian datasets from broad range of topics:

Videos for working with general practice

Life as a Rural GP – 7 minutes

Five years in general practice (English)

3 biscuits and a coffee - A day in the life of a GP (NHS)

Occupational video – General Practitioners (6 minutes - Canada)

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners advertisement for GP (Australian 2 minutes)

The Good GP (Rural Australian GP) 

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – our story 3 minutes

Practice Nursing: 4 practice nurses in Queensland – 10 minutes

Practice Managers: IPN practice manager (advertisement for practice) 2 minutes


Department of Health 2015a, New Primary Health Networks to deliver better local care, viewed 22 February 2016.

Department of Health 2015b, Primary Health Networks. Grant programme guidelines, viewed 15 February 2016.

Reviewed 02 December 2021


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