Australian Medical Association votes for Tony Bartone to replace obstetrician Michael Gannon
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A Melbourne GP, Dr Tony Bartone, has been elected president of Australia’s peak medical body and said improving access to the public health system would be a priority during his two-year term.

Bartone on Sunday replaced Western Australian obstetrician Dr Michael Gannon in the role as head of the Australian Medical Association (AMA), telling delegates at the national conference in Canberra that “a GP president will send a message” to the health minister.

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