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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.

2023 Intake Applications are now closed. 

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

Applicants should note that ACRRM and RACGP 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:

ACRRM Selection 

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

ACRRM/JCU MMIs held by Zoom

Thursday, 17 November 2022

ACRRM Training Offers Distributed via ACRRM portal

Friday, 25 November 2022

ACRRM Offer Acceptances due to JCU

RACGP Selection

Thursday, 20 October 2022 to

Tuesday, 25 October 2022

RACGP [Training Region] Preference Change Period

Friday, 28 October 2022

RACGP Applicants Advised of RTO Interview Allocations

Friday, 28 October 2022 by close of business

MMI Invitations distributed by email.  Booking link provided to book suitable time slot by close of business, Monday 31 October 2022.

Wednesday, 2 November 2022 by close of business

MMI Booking confirmations distributed by email.  Test Zoom calls will be offered prior to MMI event.

Saturday, 5 November 2022

JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom

Monday, 7 November 2022 by close of business

Training Offers, Placement Questionnaire and Pre-entry Meeting booking links distributed to successful applicants by email.

Unsuccessful applicants notified by email.

By Tue, 15 November 2022

Pre-entry documentation submitted to JCU

Thursday, 17 November 2022

Mandatory Pre-entry Zoom Meetings – 45 minutes

Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Training Region Allocation letters distributed to registrars by email

Monday, 28 November 2022 – Wednesday, 7 December 2022

Practice placement interviews take place, Offers made by practices, Medicare applications processed.

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