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Register now to attend an AGPT Webinar and find out info on Hospital Information Sessions

How to apply and Key Dates

Selection into the ACRRM and RACGP program is a highly competitive merit-based process and involves a three or four-year full-time commitment depending on your choice of fellowship.

  • Applications for the 2022 AGPT program 1st intake open at 10am AEDT Monday 22 March 2021 and close at 11.59pm AEST Tuesday, 20 April 2021.

Sign up to stay updated with information about upcoming webinars or register your interest with ACRRM and RACGP.

The AGPT Application Process

The application process is managed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACCRM). Applicants must decide which fellowship they intend to pursue and apply directly to the relevant college.

Applicants should note that RACGP and ACRRM have different application processes. For details, please visit the individual college websites.

More information:

Step 1: Online Application

Visit the college website of your choice and complete an online application form.

Step 2: Eligibility Check

Each college conducts a check on their applicants’ eligibility including Citizenship/PR status, medical qualification and AHPRA registration

Step 3: Fee Payment

Once your eligibility has been confirmed, you pay an application fee for the selection process to your chosen college(s).

Step 4: Selection

Each college has its own selection process. Please visit their websites for more details:

Key dates for 2022 1st Intake Selection

Application Dates
Monday 22 March 2021 Applications open 10am AEST
Tuesday, 20 April 2021 Applications Close 11:59pm AEST

ACRRM Selection 
Friday, 9 July to Saturday, 10 July 2021 ACRRM/JCU MMIs held by Zoom
Friday, 23 July 2021 ACRRM Training Offers Distributed via ACRRM portal
Monday, 2 August 2021 ACRRM Offer Acceptances due to JCU

RACGP Selection

Tuesday, 15 June to Thursday, 17 June 2021


Thursday, 8 July 2021 RACGP Applicants receive CAAKT outcomes
Thursday, 15 July 2021 RACGP Applicants Advised of Interview Allocations
Friday, 16 July 2021 RACGP/JCU MMI invitations with booking link distributed to Applicants via Email.  Bookings close midnight Sunday, 18 July.
By COB Wednesday, 21 July 2021

RACGP MMI Booking Confirmation letters distributed by email.

Applicants offered an opportunity to book a test call prior to their interview.

Saturday, 24 July 2021

JCU’s RACGP MMIs held (method TBC)

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

JCU’s RACGP MMIs held (method TBC)

Saturday, 31 July 2021

JCU’s RACGP MMIs held (method TBC)

Sunday, 1 August 2021

JCU’s RACGP MMIs held (method TBC)

Friday, 6 August 2021

JCU’s RACGP MMIs held (method TBC)

Monday, 9 August 2021

JCU’s RACGP MMIs held (method TBC)

Monday, 9 August 2021

RACGP Training Offers Distributed by Email

Friday, 20 August 2021

RACGP Training Offer Acceptances Due

JCU Hosted Information Events and Webinars

Register here

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

JCU AGPT information Webinar for Interns – learn more about the AGPT program, the application process and optimising your hospital training to prepare for GP training.

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

JCU AGPT information Webinar for RMOs and other senior doctors – learn more about the AGPT program, the application process and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Various dates in March & April 2021

Hospital information sessions hosted in JCUGP local nodes.

College Hosted Information Webinars

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Joint ACRRM & RTO Webinar – Learn about Rural Generalism and talk to a JCU representative during the break-out session. To register, please complete the form here.

Various dates in March & April 2021

Learn about the AGPT program, the application and selection process and the CAAKT assessment by attending RACGP’s Webinar Series.

Date to be confirmed

RACGP/RTO Joint Webinar – learn about the application and selection process and talk to a JCU or other RTO representatives during the breakout sessions.  Registration details to be confirmed.

For more information, please visit the RACGP and ACRRM websites, or get in touch with us. 

RACGP has launched a podcast series "Generally Speaking GP" on On the Wards featuring content produced fortnightly by GPs. Stay connected and informed with the GP community, watch the podcast here

Further information

ACRRM:        RACGP:        AGPT: 

Podcast: General Practice Training and Junior Doctor Wellbeing. (33.41 mins)

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