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Policies for closed pathways

Closed pathways

Policies for pathways that are now closed can be found on this page. These policies are only applicable to those who remain on the relevant pathway prior to closure.

If you are seeking Policies related to current RACGP pathways, please visit the Education policy and supporting documents page. Current guidance documents can be found here. Policy update notices can be found here.

Specialist Pathway

From 1 September 2019, the Specialist Pathway to Fellowship was recognised under the Practice Experience Program (PEP) as a Specialist stream.

Specialist Pathway Program

The Specialist Pathway Program (SPP), ran from 2010 to 2018.

Specialist Recognition Program (SRP)

The Specialist Recognition Program (SRP) superseded the SPP from 2018 to 2019.

Participants enrolled in the SPP or SRP before 31 August 2019 will continue their candidacy under policies in existence at the time of their enrolment in the SRP or SPP. These policies are listed below.



General Practice Experience Pilot Pathway

The General Practice Experience Pilot Pathway accepted applications between 18/04/2016 and 13/05/2016, with successful candidates commencing on 30/05/2016.