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Agency ID11502
TitleGeneral Medical Council of Australia
Agency TypeOther agency type
Start Date 19/3/1963
End Date 23/6/1967
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National advisory body constituted to bring about uniform conditions of medical practice across Australian jurisdictions

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Series IDTitleFromTo
19830Minutes - General Medical Council of Australia 19/3/1963 23/6/1967
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Agency IDTitleRelationship
1381Medical Board of QueenslandThe Queensland Medical Board was affiliated to the General Medical Council.
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The General Medical Council of Australia was founded at a conference of presidents of medical boards on 19 March 1963.

The object of the Council was "to bring about uniform conditions relating to medical practice in the States and Territories of the Commonwealth." To this end, the Council's primary function was to inquire into and make recommendations to the Commonwealth and States on medical graduation standards, requirements for registration of medical practitioners, conditions governing registration of medical practitioners from overseas and any other relevant matters.

Membership of the Council consisted of the Chairman or President of each of the State and Territory medical boards.

The Council ceased to exist after its Fourth Annual General Meeting, held on 23 June 1967.
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Queensland State Archives Agency ID11502, General Medical Council of Australia
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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