Help the #interncrisis appear on ABC’s Q&A

Help the #interncrisis appear on ABC’s Q&A

Our dreams have been answered and on Monday the 22nd of April the Federal Health Minister and the Shadow Health Minister will be on Q&A for a health policy debate.

This is our chance to make sure medical training and the security of Australia’s future health workforce are on the national agenda. Members of MSAT will be in the audience and we need everyone to submit questions, make noise on Twitter and make sure we are heard!

ABC’s Q&A is a unique and innovative program in the …

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Where are they now?

Where are they now?

It’s a great pleasure to be able to update everyone on the progress of some members of the 182. Many students were brave enough to share their stories with Australia and now we get to give the good news of where they ended up for their internships.

Some students have written to us to give an update on their progress. We can also announce that Esther Tan is now working at the Lyell McEwin Hospital in South Australia and that Haris Noor is working in Bendigo, …

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Announcement: 116 new Internship places found, 66 still needed

Announcement: 116 new Internship places found, 66 still needed

Congratulations to AMSA, AMA and the countless students and doctors around the country who have been lobbying tirelessly to get a solution. And please send your thanks to Federal Health Minister Tanya Plibersek: Tanya.Plibersek.MP@aph.gov.au

Medical students across Australia are celebrating the news that Federal Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek along with the Queensland, ACT, Western Australian & the Northern Territory governments have funded a further 116 internships for 2013.

As of this morning, it was estimated that more than 180 Australian-trained medical graduates would miss out on the …

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The Rules of #interncrisis

The Rules of #interncrisis

1st RULE

You need to tweet everyone about the #interncrisis.

2nd RULE

You need to TWEET EVERYONE about the #interncrisis.

3rd RULE

When the Governments of Australia guarantee Internships for all Australian trained students, secure jobs for all Junior Doctors and work with colleges to expand specialist training pathways to meet the increased demand, the fight is over.

4th RULE

Everyone needs to join the fight.

5th RULE

This is your fight, to secure your future and the future of Australian health care.

6th RULE

No abuse, no personal attacks, be informed and be constructive.

7th RULE

The fight …

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Welcome to the #interncrisis website

Welcome to the #interncrisis website

Welcome to the new #interncrisis website. Developed over the last two days by a dedicated group of local and international medical students, this website will be the central hub for the #interncrisis campaign.

Medical Student Action on Training (MSAT) is a grassroots movement by medical students across Australia who have united to raise awareness and demand political action be taken to solve the #interncrisis

There will be many changes and developments on the site over the days to come. Please check back often for more updates. We …

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