Application


Frequently asked questions


Applicants for the AGPT Program who want to apply for both ACRRM and the RACGP have two options:

  1. Apply for both ACRRM and the RACGP as adual fellowship applicant
    Dual fellowship applicants must:
    • Nominate identical training region prefernces on the rural pathway;
    • Pay both College application fees; and
    • Successfully complete all College assessments.

    Dual fellowship applicants can only be accepted onto the AGPT Program if they are offered a training place in the same training region and on the rural pathway with both Colleges.

  2. Apply for both the ACRRM and the RACGP, separately

    Applicants for the AGPT Program can apply for both Colleges separately. If an applicant chooses to apply through both Colleges' processes, they must pay College application fees and complete all relevant College assessments. Applicant applying for both Colleges separately can only accept one College training place offer.


You should receive an email confirming your registration promptly after registering. If you have not received your email within two hours, please contact the RACGP. Please ensure you have checked your junk and spam email folders.

Do not re-register unless requested to do so.


If you have forgotten your applicant ID (which is also your username), please email the RACGP with:

  • Full name used to register
  • Email address used to register
  • Date of birth

Once this information is received you will be emailed your applicant ID number.


If you have forgotten your password, please visit the application login page and click the ‘Forgot Password?’ button. This will generate a code for you to enter. Enter the code and your applicant ID and click the ‘Reset’ button. An email will then be sent to your nominated email address with a link to reset your password and a temporary password. To complete the process you will need to:

  • Log in using your applicant ID (username) and temporary password provided
  • A change password pop up will appear
  • Change your password
  • Click ‘Save’ at the bottom of the screen

Please note: You are able to change your password from within your applicant portal by logging in and selecting ‘Change Password’ on the left side of the screen.


You should receive a confirmation email promptly after submitting your application. If you have not received your confirmation email within 24 hours, please contact the RACGP.

Please note: If applications are due to close within the next 24 hours, contact your RACGP immediately. Please ensure you check junk and spam email folders.


Contact the RACGP. It is preferred that you are online when you call and please have the following information ready:

  • Applicant ID; and
  • Any error messages


Once your application has been submitted you cannot amend your application. With the exception of the follow:

  • Updating contact details;
  • Updating your prior hospital experience; or
  • Uploading requested supporting documentation – this option only becomes available once RACGP has requested the documents.

If you need to make changes, please contact the RACGP where someone can make changes on your behalf. This will only be permitted in certain circumstances, such as:

  • A referee, or referee contact information, needs to be updated;
  • An exemption to Section 19AB is granted; or
  • Incorrect information was recorded, and needs to be updated.

Changes to your submitted application can only be made prior to 2 October 2020.


If your name has changed since you submitted your online application and you wish to update it, email the following information to the RACGP. 

  • Applicant ID;
  • Proof of your name change, such as marriage certificate or name change certificate; and
  • Your authorisation for us to change your application.

If your name has previously changed resulting in your mandatory documents varying from each other, it is an eligibility requirement that you provide official documentary evidence of your name change. If you do not provide sufficient evidence of your name change, you may be required to submit a statutory declaration, which can be found on the AGPT website.

Please note: If requested by the RACGP, the statutory declaration is a mandatory document and without it your application may not progress.


On the applicant portal there is an option for withdrawal. Please click the ‘Withdraw’ option and follow the prompts. Or email the RACGP instructing them to withdraw your application and the reason for your withdrawal. You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been withdrawn.


No. The application dates are well publicised and late applications will not be accepted.


Yes, your AGPT application can be considered with another applicant. To be considered as joint applicants, both applicants must:

  • Provide the details of the other applicant within their application, including their full name and current applicant ID
  • Submit identical training region and pathway preferences.

Joint applicants receive the same ranking band in the assessment process which is based on the lowest scoring applicant’s selection score. If applicants wish to withdraw their joint application, they must contact the RACGP.


ADF applicants applying for the AGPT Program are required to:

  • Confirm they are a full-time serving ADF member;
  • Provide their service (i.e. Navy/Army/Air Force) and PMKeyS number; and
  • Notify the ADF Medical Officer Professional and Career Development Committee (MOPCDC) Secretariat of their intention to apply for the AGPT Program by emailing mopcdc.secretariat@defence.gov.au

Please note: ADF applicants are required to nominate training region preferences in the region they expect to be posted in from commencement of training.

Applicants who will cease full-time service with the ADF before commencement of training will be processed as a non-ADF applicant.
 
 

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