AGPT application and selection process

Applications for entry to Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program commencing in 2019 will open at 10:00 am AEDT Monday 26 March 2018 and close at 10:00 am AEST Monday 30 April 2018. 

The AGPT Program selection process for 2019 is jointly led by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). 

Each college runs its own merit-based process to select applicants for the AGPT Program. A list of training places will be available prior to applications opening in March 2018.    

The Department of Health is responsible for assessing an applicant's eligibility for the AGPT Program. For further information on the eligibility requirements to join the AGPT Program, visit the following page within the AGPT website: 

Stage One - application and eligibility

Available Training Places

The 2019 AGPT Training Place Distribution will show the number of training places available for each college, by training region and pathway. These will be available prior to applications opening in March 2018. 

Applicants with questions about the AGPT application process and eligibility requirements can contact the AGPT Eligibility team at:

Telephone: 1800 DR AGPT (1800 37 2478)

Email: AGPTEligibility@health.gov.au

 

Applicants interested in training towards fellowship with ACRRM through the AGPT Program should contract ACRRM for specific information about their selection and assessment process at:

Telephone: 1800 223 226

Website: acrrm.org.au 

Email: agpt@acrrm.org.au 


Applicants interested in training towards fellowship with the RACGP through the AGPT Program should contact the RACGP for specific information about their selection and assessment process at:

Telephone: 1800 472 247

Website: racgp.org.au

Email: racgpeducation@racgp.org.au