Become a GP


Explore how you can become a GP with the RACGP

Become a GP


Explore how you can become a GP with the RACGP

Choose to be a GP > Explore a GP Career
Last updated 6 June 2024

When you choose to become a GP, you’re choosing a rewarding medical career that you can tailor to suit your passion, interests and life ambitions.

What’s it like as a GP ?

How can you become a GP with the RACGP?

The RACGP offers three training programs to help you reach your GP fellowship aspirations.

We're excited to help you get your journey to RACGP fellowship started.

Australian General Practice Training Program


2025 second intake applications open 22 July – 13 August 2024
Best suited to doctors who are seeking a fully government funded, highly supported training program.

Fellowship Support Program


2025.1 applications open 22 July 2024 – 13 August 2024
Best suited for non-vocationally registered doctors who may have previous general practice experience.

Practice Experience Program – Specialist Stream


Applications always open
Best suited to doctors who hold a recognised specialist qualification in general practice in a country other than Australia or New Zealand.

Let us help you find the pathway to fellowship that’s right for you.

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How can you become a Rural Generalist with the RACGP?
As an RACGP trainee or fellow, you can pursue the optional Rural Generalist Fellowship qualification.

The RACGP Rural Generalist Fellowship allows you to develop additional skills and provide rural and remote communities with access to a broader range of medical services.

The RACGP has more than 400 accredited additional rural skills training posts across Australia in areas such as obstetrics, anaesthesia, emergency medicine, Aboriginal health, paediatrics, palliative care and many more.


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Training support

GP career and application support

P: 1800 472 247
E: becomeagp@racgp.org.au