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2023 AGPT intake applications

2023 AGPT intake applications are now closed. Final Round applications will reopen on Monday 8 August, 2022.

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 place 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.

AGPT Information Webinars

GPTT will be hosting AGPT 2023 intake webinars which provide applicants the chance to hear from directly from GPTT Medical Education staff that will provide details about their training and have your questions answered.

The next GPTT AGPT webinar is scheduled for Thursday 17 March, 2022. To register for the webinar please email [email protected]

 

Selection Process

The AGPT Program selection process for 2023 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.

For ACRRM selection queries, please email [email protected] .

General Practice Training Tasmania

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.

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 2023 Applicants

 

 Second Intake
10am AEST Monday 8 August Second intake applications open
11:59pm AEST Tuesday 30 August Second intake applications close
Friday 16 September Deadline for eligibility confirmation
Wednesday 5 October – Thursday 6 October Second intake CAAKT
Thursday 20 October – Tuesday 25 October Applicant preference change period
Wednesday 26 October Ratification
Thursday 27 October Allocation of applicants in SAMS
Friday 28 October RTOs and applicants advised of interview allocations
Friday 28 October – Friday 4 November RTOs schedule second intake interviews with applicant
Saturday 5 November – Sunday 13 November Second intake interviews
Monday 14 November – Thursday 24 November Second intake offer management by RTO
Friday 25 November Second intake offers finalised

 

Pre- Interview with GPTT

On successful College assessment RACGP applicants will be contacted and invited to attend an interview with GPTT.

Candidates 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 the team at HR+ .

Key Documents

2023 AGPT Handbook

2023 AGPT Handbook

Practice Placement and Enrolment Policy 2021-2022
Practice Placement and Enrolment Policy 2021-2022

2023 AGPT Intake 1 Application Dates ACRRM

2023 AGPT Intake 1 Application Dates ACRRM

RACGP 2023 PROGRAM SELECTION DATES timeline

RACGP 2023 PROGRAM SELECTION DATES timeline