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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.

First Intake 2023 Application Dates:
Applications open at 10am AEST Monday 31 March and close at 11.59pm AEST Tuesday, 19 April 2022

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 2023 first intake

ACRRM Selection 

Tuesday, 5 July to Friday, 8 July 2022 ACRRM/JCU MMIs held by Zoom
Thursday, 28 July 2022 ACRRM Training Offers Distributed via ACRRM portal
Friday, 5 August 2022 ACRRM Offer Acceptances due to JCU

RACGP Selection

Tuesday, 14 June to Thursday, 16 June 2022 RACGP CAAKT
Thursday, 14 July 2022 RACGP Applicants Advised of Interview Allocations
Friday, 15 July 2022 RACGP/JCU MMI invitations with booking link distributed to applicants via email by close of business.  Bookings close 5pm Wednesday, 20 July 2022.
By COB Wednesday, 20 July 2022

RACGP MMI Booking Confirmation letters distributed by email.

Applicants offered an opportunity to book a test call prior to their interview.
Saturday, 30 July 2022 JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom
Thursday, 4 August 2022 JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom
Saturday, 6 August 2022 JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom
Sunday, 7 August 2022 JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom
Monday, 8 August 2022 RACGP Training Offers Distributed by Email
Friday, 19 August 2022 RACGP Training Offer Acceptances Due
Key dates for the 2023 second intake

Details of the 2023 second intake will be made available soon. 

Get In Touch

Ph: 07 4781 3262
Building 39, Level 1,
James Cook University,
Townsville QLD 4811