AGPT Applications

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

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–AGPT–program/New-Applicants/Application-and-selection-process/Stage

Download Eligibility Guide - Second Intake

Download Eligibility Guide – Second Intake

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.





GPTT Selection Information

All applicants will select either RACGP or ACRRM pathway.

RACGP 2022 Applicants


 Final Intake
 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


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 [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:

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

To enquire about the North West program please contact [email protected]

North West Program Policy

The following practices are within the North West region:

Search: North West RACGP practices


Key Documents


AGPT 2022 Eligibility

AGPT 2022 Eligibility

2022 AGPT Program Guide

2022 AGPT Program Guide

Practice Placement and Enrolment Policy

Practice Placement and Enrolment  Policy