Rural Doctors Association of Australia Limited - Revocation & Substitution - A91376

Summary

The Commission issued a final determination revoking authorisation A91078 and granting authorisation A91376 in substitution. The substitute authorisation is for the Rural Doctors Association of Australia and its constituent state associations to continue to collectively negotiate the terms of contracts for general practitioners or rural generalist visiting medical officers in rural areas, with:
- state and territory health departments
- the Country Health South Australia Local Hospital Network and
- the Western Australia Country Health Service Local Hospital Network and
- not extend authorisation to collective bargaining with Medicare Locals or to Local Hospital Networks in states and territories (other than LHN's in South Australia and Western Australia).

The ACCC granted interim authorisation on 13 June 2013 to allow RDAA and its consitutent state associations to continue to collectively negotiate with state and territory health departments the terms of contracts for rural doctors while the substantive application is being considered. Interim authorisation will remain in place until it is revoked or the date the ACCC's final determination comes into effect.

Applicant(s)

  • Rural Doctors Association of Australia Limited

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91376

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