The Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program is an Australian Government funded vocational training program for doctors who want to specialise as general practitioners.
Applications for the first intake of the 2022 Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program are now closed.
Applications for the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program are made online directly to the college/s you wish to gain Fellowship of, either the Royal Australian College of General Practice (RACGP) or the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).
GPTT provides innovative, best practice training to the highest national standards to develop outstanding GPs. Known for its high quality, well-organised program – GPTT provides unique educational experiences throughout the beautiful island state of Tasmania.
We are known for our high quality, well-organised program with unique and diverse educational opportunities. Along with the broad, strong educational program, GPTT is also known for communication, consulting and counselling skills training. These have become key features of the Tasmanian program and our registrars place great value on this integrated program delivered by our specialist group of medical educators with special interest in this area.
The AGPT Program selection process for 2021 is jointly led by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).
For ACRRM selection queries, please email [email protected] .
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 http://www.agpt.com.au/Junior-doctors/Australian-General-Practice-Training–AGPT–program/New-Applicants/Application-and-selection-process/Stage
All applicants will select either RACGP or ACRRM pathway.
|10:00 AM AEST Monday 30 August||Applications Open|
|11:59 PM AEST Tuesday 21 September||Applications Close|
|Friday 1 October||Final intake elegibility finalisation|
|Wednesday 20 October – Thursday 21 October||CAAKT|
|Thursday 4 November – Tuesday 9 November||Applicant preference change period|
|Thursday 11 November||RTOs and applicants advised of interview allocations|
|Friday 12 November – Friday 19 November||RTOs schedule first intake interviews with applicants|
|Saturday 20 November – Sunday 28 November||Final intake interviews|
|Monday 29 November – Thursday 9 December||Final intake offer management by RTOs|
|Friday 10 December||Final intake offers finalisted – RTOs to ensure all outcomes are updated in SAMS|
On successful College assessment candidates will be contacted by GPTT and will be asked to confirm the following:
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 [email protected]
GPTT North West Program for RACGP Applicants
The GPTT North West Program was established to promote the training and lifestyle benefits of working in General Practice in Tasmania’s North West and offers to applicants the opportunity to undertake their training in one of Tasmania’s most beautiful rural locations and experience some key benefits.
Registrars will 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.
Benefits of the North West Program
All applicants who select the North West program will be favourably considered during the GPTT the selection process.
Other key benefits of this program include:
To enquire about the North West program please contact [email protected]
The following practices are within the North West region:
Search: North West RACGP practices