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Thank you to everyone who signed the petition and joined the #ScrapTheCap Alliance.
Over 90 peak bodies and associations representing over 1.6 million professionals
helped #ScrapTheCap on self-education expenses.

Cap on self-education expenses scrapped

The Federal Government has scrapped the proposed $2,000
self-education cap. The #ScrapTheCap Alliance welcomes this
decision announced by the Treasurer.

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Scrap the $2000 Cap on Self-Education!

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ABC_news_logo_620 Chris Bowen wrong on Government’s decision to scrap self-education expenses cap (11/22/2013) - In the first weeks of the Abbott Government, Treasurer Joe Hockey was criticised for talking about a budget blowout while announcing the Government will not proceed with at least seven revenue-raising measures proposed by the former government.
southernweekly Cap scrap welcomed by doctors (11/18/2013) - The decision to dump the tax deduction cap on self-education expenses has been applauded by southern NSW doctors but they have stressed that more work needs to be done for rural health.
AHHA Scrap the Cap campaign a national winner (11/18/2013) - The Scrap the Cap Campaign has been recognised at the inaugural Government Relations Awards held in Canberra last week.
Medical Observer Scrap the Cap wins national award (11/15/2013) - THE Scrap the Cap campaign which successfully forced the axing of the proposed cap on claimable self-education has received a national prize in the inaugural Government Relations Awards 2013.
oncology CPD tax plan scrapped (11/11/2013) - The fight against the tax grab on continuing medical education is over, with the Federal Government saying it will ditch the proposal.