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COVID-19 Information for registrars, supervisors and training posts

How to apply

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 GP training in 2021 are now closed. Keep an eye on our website and sign up to stay updated for further information about the opening of applications for the 2022 intake early next year.

Stay up to date and register your interest with ACCRM and RACGP. Key dates are listed here. 

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 2021 2nd Intake Selection

    Applications for the 2021 AGPT Intake are now closed. Key dates for the second 2021 intake are listed below. For more details visit the RACGP or ACRRM websites.

    Monday 9 November 2020

    ACRRM Training Offers Distributed

    Monday 16 November 2020

    ACRRM Training Offer Acceptances Due



    Friday, 30 October 2020

    RACGP Applicants Advised of Interview Allocations

    Thursday, 5 November 2020

    JCU MMI invitations with booking link distributed to Applicants via Email.  Bookings close midnight Sunday, 8 November.

    By COB Tuesday, 10 November

    RACGP MMI Booking Confirmation letters distributed by email.

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

    Saturday, 14 November 2020

    JCU’s RACGP MMIs held by Zoom

    Monday, 16 November 2020

    RACGP Training Offers Distributed by Email

    Wednesday, 18 November 2020

    RACGP Training Offer Acceptances Due

    Please call (07) 5373 4413 or email if you have questions about JCU’s 2nd Intake GP Placement timeline.

    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 hereFurther information
    ACRRM:        RACGP:        AGPT: 

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

    Dr Isabel Hanson talks about general practice training and the perks and challenges of a career as a General Practitioner, as well as junior doctor wellbeing.

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