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Practice Experience Program is a self-directed education program designed to support non vocationally registered doctors on their pathway to RACGP Fellowship
Become a student member today for free and be part of the RACGP community
RACGP offer courses and events to further develop the knowledge you need to develop your GP career
Become a provider with the CPD Program and be recognised for the quality education and training you offer GPs
The Abuse and violence: working with our patients in general practice provides the best-available current evidence for GPs
Stay up-to-date with the latest information and resources on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Download the Standards for general practice (5th edition) - a benchmark for quality care and risk management in Australian general practices
Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for general practitioners
Advice and guidelines for GPs and practice teams to help protect general practice information systems
Video consultations can provide convenient and accessible healthcare delivery
Read all of the RACGP reports and submissions on various healthcare topics
Read all of the RACGP position statements on various healthcare topics
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AGPT registrar training handbook
Training program requirements
Overseas trained doctors and foreign graduates of accredited medical schools are subject to section 19AB of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (Cwlth). The Act restricts their access to Medicare benefits for a minimum period of 10 years (‘10-year moratorium’) unless they work in a rural or remote location (distribution priority area). If you are an AGPT registrar who falls into this category, it means you must train with the rural stream in non-metropolitan areas (MMM 2–7).
It is possible to apply for a section 19AB exemption if you believe you have exceptional circumstances that are outside your control and would prevent you from training with the rural stream. You can apply to the Department of Health for a letter of exemption that would make you eligible to apply for the general stream. For more information, visit the section 19AB pages of the Department of Health website.