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RACGP President congratulates GPs named in Australia Day Honours


Morgan Liotta


28/01/2020 11:56:55 AM

The 2020 honours list recognises the importance of general practice in shaping the health of the nation.

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Six GPs were recognised for their outstanding contributions to general practice.

Six GPs were recognised for their outstanding contributions to Australian general practice:

  • Dr Anthony Lian-Lloyd OAM, South Australia
  • Dr Ian Chung OAM, New South Wales
  • Dr Wesley Jame OAM, Victoria
  • Dr Gunvantrai Naker OAM, New South Wales
  • Dr Vincent Gallichio OAM, Victoria
  • Dr Michael Connor OAM, Victoria
‘I would like to congratulate all of the GPs awarded in the 2020 Australia Day Honours List,’ President Dr Harry Nespolon told newsGP.
 
‘This is in recognition of their tireless contribution to the health of Australia.
 
‘These GPs are testament to the importance of general practice in our communities.’
 
South Australian eye surgeon Dr James Muecke was named Australian of the Year for his contributions to healthcare. He announced he would be using his award to advocate for developments in preventive diabetes-related eye disease, including a push for a sugar tax.
 
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