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Becoming a GP in Australia

Medical students and registrars

General practice career guide 

This concise, comprehensive guide developed by the RACGP promotes a career in general practice and outlines questions such as what a career in general practice entails and how the training providers, colleges and other organisations fit into the puzzle. The guide is specifically written for medical students and prevocational doctors and is a handy reference for medical educators and GPs who are keen to promote a career in general practice.

Medical students

Whether you've set your sights on a career in general practice or still considering your options, as a medical student you are invited to take up RACGP student membership.

Residents and interns

As a RACGP resident/intern member, you can become involved in shaping the future of general practice. Your RACGP resident/intern membership also provides you with the practical clinical resources and online learning tools you need to support your medical training and journey through general practice.

General practice registrars

Your RACGP registrar membership provides you with the practical clinical resources and online learning tools you need to prepare for your Fellowship examination and to deliver high quality general practice care.