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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.

ACRRM and RACGP have different application dates for the 2022 AGPT program’s second Intake:

  • ACRRM: Applications open at 10am AEST Monday, 9 August 2021 and close at 11.59pm AEST Monday, 30 August 2021
  • RACGP: Applications open at 10am AEST Monday, 30 August 2021 and close at 11.59pm AEST Tuesday, 21 September 2021

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

The AGPT selection 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 the 2022 first intake

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

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 by Zoom
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom
Saturday, 31 July 2021 JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom
Sunday, 1 August 2021 JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom
Friday, 6 August 2021 JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom
Monday, 9 August 2021 RACGP Training Offers Distributed by Email
Friday, 20 August 2021 RACGP Training Offer Acceptances Due
 
Key dates for the 2022 second intake

Applications for the second 2022 intake open as follows:

  • ACRRM: Applications open at 10am AEST Monday, 9 August 2021 and close at 11.59pm AEST Monday, 30 August 2021
  • RACGP: Applications open at 10am AEST Monday 30 August and close at 11.59pm AEST Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Further details on key dates for the 2022 second intake will be made available soon. 

Information Events and Webinars
JCU Hosted Information Events and Webinars

Register here

Wednesday, 8 September 2021 JCU RACGP Information Webinar, 7pm - 8pm AEST. Register here.
JCU Hospital Information Sessions Dates coming soon. 
College Hosted Information Events and Webinars
Monday, 23 August ACRRM Webinar 12:30pm – Register here 
Thursday, 2 September 2021 RACGP/RTO Joint Webinar – learn about the application and selection process and talk to a JCU or other RTO representatives during the breakout sessions. Register here.
Monday 6 September, 7pm (AEST) FARGP & RGRegister here.
Tuesday 7 September, 7pm (AEST) Application and selection process with RTOsRegister here.
Monday 4 October 8pm (AEDT) CAAKTRegister here.
Hospital information sessions hosted by JCU

Date

Time

Venue

Email

Phone

19/8/2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm Bundaberg Hospital jcugp.widebay@jcu.edu.au 07 4131 4610
26/8/2021 12:30pm - 1.30pm  Gympie Hospital – Gubbi Gubbi Room jcugp.sunshinecoast@jcu.edu.au 07 5373 4410
31/8/2021 12.15pm start  Sunshine Coast University Hospital jcugp.sunshinecoast@jcu.edu.au 07 53734410
9/8/2021 12.00pm to 1.30pm Townsville University Hospital -  Robert Douglas Auditorium jcugp.townsville@jcu.edu.au 07 4781 4693
30/8/2021 12.00pm to 1.30pm Townsville University Hospital -  Robert Douglas Auditorium jcugp.townsville@jcu.edu.au 07 4781 4693

Get In Touch

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