General practitioners provide person-centred, comprehensive and coordinated whole person health care to individuals and families in their communities.
|The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
|General practitioners provide person-centred, comprehensive and coordinated whole person health care to individuals and families in their communities.|
|Membership RACGP: $1390; Membership ACRRM: $1190.|
|RACGP: 1283 ACRRM: 74|
|2–3 plus clinical year|
|4315 (RACGP) + 171 (ACRRM)|
|Applicants need to have an MBBS or equivalent, have completed 12 months' postgraduate work in an accredited hospital, and possess general medical registration without conditions or undertakings as of the start date of the training program. Residency criteria apply as well. Please refer to the AGPT website for more information.|
|See eligibility requirements on the AGPT website.|
|Applicants would typically submit an online application form along with supporting documents to establish eligibility. For details on the selection process, please refer to the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) and Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS) websites.|
|$150,000 – 250,000|
- Projects: $2,935
- Multiple choice questions: $1,275
- Structured Assessment Using Multiple Patient Scenarios (StAMPS) assessment: $2,795
- Case-based discussion: $1,706
- StAMPS specialist areas: $3,074.50
- Applied Knowledge Test (AKT): $2,120
- Key Feature Problems (KFP): $2,120
- Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE): $4,200
|$8,711 (ACRRM); $8,440 (RACGP)|
Trainees complete 12 months' Core Clinical Training in an accredited hospital, 24 months' Primary Rural and Remote Training terms and 12 months' Advanced Specialist Training.
Trainees complete 12 months' hospital training in an accredited hospital, 18 months' GP terms and 6 months of extended skills. Those pursuing FARGP would need to complete the FRACGP (with some rural and remote requirements) plus an additional 12 months' Advanced Rural Skills Training.
|Applications for ACRRM membership close in January and July, while those for RACGP are ongoing.
Applications to the AGPT program typically open mid-April and close mid-May. Please refer to the AGPT website for key dates.
Applications for RVTS typically open first week June and close by end of the month.
NB: Salary figures, working hours, undersubscribed and oversubscribed can vary greatly depending on various factors including but not limited to geographic location, private or public practice. MedVersus provides an Australia wide overview. For information specific to your needs we encourage you to discuss further with the relevant colleges/associations. For feedback/information to keep the site up to date please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org