Applications AGPT Open 23 March 2020

Key Dates for intake of 2021 AGPT Program  
Applications open  Monday 23 March, 2020
Applications close  Monday 11 May, 2020
Eligibility finalisation Tuesday 2 June 2020
Candidate Assessment and Applied Knowledge Test (CAAKT) Thursday 25 June 2020 – Saturday 27 June 2020
Applicants advised of CAAKT outcome Thursday 9 July 2020 – Tuesday 14 July 2020
Applicants advised of interview allocations Thursday 16 July 2020


The AGPT Program selection process for 2019 is jointly led by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

For RACGP selection queries, please email or call 1800 472 247. RACGP also provides an FAQ sheet with additional information.

For ACRRM selection queries, please email .

The Department of Health is responsible for assessing an applicant’s eligibility for the AGPT Program. For further information on the eligibility requirements to join the AGPT Program, visit the following page within the AGPT website–AGPT–program/New-Applicants/Application-and-selection-process/Stage

How do I apply?

Applications for the AGPT program will be made directly to the RACGP or ACRRM.

Please click on the relevant college logo to access further details on application and selection.




Applicant information

In the online application, applicants will select their preferred Regional Training Organisation (RTO).

Eligibility will then be checked with the Department of Health. If eligible you will then move through to the assessment stage with the relevant College.

Applicants who preference GPTT and are successful in their College assessment will be interviewed by GPTT.


GPTT Selection Information

All applicants will select either RACGP or ACRRM pathway.

RACGP 2020 Applicants

Pre- Interview with GPTT

On successful College assessment candidates will be contacted by GPTT and will be asked to confirm the following:

  • Interview location (Burnie or Hobart)
  • Nominate for (optional) North West Program (default will be the all of state program)

Interview Location

Candidates interviewing in Burnie will be eligible for an interview support package offered by HR+ the Tasmanian health workforce agency. Depending on your circumstances, this may include assistance with cost of flights for yourself and your partner, accommodation, assistance with transport, opportunities to meet with potential practices and a tour of the region. To discuss this further please contact Fran Robinson at HR+ on

GPTT North West Program

Registrars who commit to this program undertake placement in Tasmania’s North West for the first 12 months of their community practice. This could comprise of any combination of GP Terms 1 and/or 2 and /or a community based extended skills post. Applicants who select the North West program will be favorably considered during the GPTT the selection process.
North West Program Policy

Other key benefits of this program include:

  • Support to stay within the region throughout training
  • Access to existing rural benefits
  • Scholarship support opportunities to undertake education courses

The following practices are within the North West region:

Search: North West RACGP practices


Key Documents

Practice Placement and Enrolment Policy 2019-20

2020 Fact Sheet Application and Selection

2020 Fact Sheet Application and Selection


AGPT 2020 Eligibility Guidelines

AGPT 2020 Eligibility Guidelines

AGPT The Guide

2020 Fact Sheet Overviews

2020 Fact Sheet Overviews

2020 Fact Sheet Policies

2020 Fact Sheet Policies

Practice Placement and Enrolment Policy

Practice Placement and Enrolment  Policy

2021 AGPT Selection Guide

AGPT Eligibility Guidelines 2020 ACCESSIBLE (Docx)

AGPT The Guide 2020 ACCESSIBLE (Docx)

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