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VIDEO: Karaoke call for Kerang GP

By Alana Christensen

Kerang has launched an impassioned plea to attract a GP to the small country town, crooning along to the tune of Queen's I Want to Break Free.

Replacing the words "I want to break free" with "We want a GP", individuals from across the town have joined together in an attempt to convince someone to become the newest local.

Northern District Community Health chief executive Mandy Hutchinson explains in the video that the town is hoping the novel approach will yield them some success.

The 2018-19 Federal Budget recently announced the creation of a new, end-to-end rural medical program in Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga and Shepparton designed to solve Victoria’s rural doctor shortage.

For more information visit ndch.org.au