AGPT program

The Australian General Practice is the most popular program for achieving fellowship as a general practitioner. The training program is funded by the Australian Government for qualified doctors who want to specialise as general practitioners.

There are two intakes per year and you need to apply for the GP college of your choice (or both).

The program is based on an apprenticeship model and as a GP trainee you will be working as a GP in an accredited training facility, getting paid while you are training towards fellowship. Training takes plane in a range of hospital and general practice settings in rural, regional and metropolitan areas.

During your training period you will get the support you need from our highly experienced medical educators and GP supervisors.


Selection Process

The AGPT Program selection process for 2022 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] .

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.


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 date and time  (will be online)
  • Nominate for (optional) North West Program

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]

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 2021-2022
Practice Placement and Enrolment Policy 2021-2022