AGPT application and selection process

Applications for entry to the Second Intake Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program commencing in 2018 will open at 10:00 am AEST Tuesday 26 September 2017 and will close at 10:00 am AEDT Monday 9 October 2017. 

The AGPT Program selection process for 2018 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 indicative training places for the second intake will be available prior to applications opening.    

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  

The transition to a college-led selection process for the AGPT Program was announced by Assistant Minister for Health, the Hon Dr David Gillespie, MP, on 30 January 2017. Further information regarding the announcement can be found on the Department of Health website

Second Intake Available Places

The 2018 AGPT Second Intake 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. 



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 331 626

Website: racgp.org.au

Email: selection@racgp.org.au