If you're poor, female, or live in rural Australia, you're less likely to access the NDIS or get as much bang for your buck.
New scholarships funded by Western NSW Local Health District will help Indigenous students study medicine at UNSW and then return to the west of the state for internships.
If the key to reducing the health inequalities experienced by rural communities lies in better access to health care, then the federal government is treading a very delicate path, writes Damien Limberger.
The AMA is urging the government to consider the establishment of new medical schools in rural and regional areas to boost the number of doctors, writes John Dwyer.
Angela Titmuss is yet to practice as a doctor, but the UNSW medical student is already making waves in rural health.