Financial support available to rural generalist registrars
National Consistent Payments Framework (AGPT only)
The National Consistent Payments (NCP) Framework outlines the support payment which will be provided to eligible supervisors, practices and registrars involved in the AGPT program commencing from semester one in 2023; they will be administered by Services Australia.
Information about the NCP Framework can be found on the Department of Health and Aged Care’s website.
You can also talk to your training coordinator for additional information.
Flexible funding payments (AGPT only)
The Australian Government provides funding to support training, address specific needs and build capacity in areas of workforce need. If you’re placed in an MMM 6 or 7 location, or in a priority hard-to-fill location (as defined by the RACGP for each state), you may be eligible to apply for additional financial support.
This additional funding can be used to attend specialist courses or for housing, internet or relocation costs. Information about flexible funds can be found in the AGPT Flexible Funding Policy or you can speak to your program team.
Flexible funding is not available for extension terms or for a second ARST post.
Additional funding (all rural generalist registrars)
Other additional funding, scholarships and grants may be available in each state from various funding sources. Please refer to your local organisations for further information.
You may also be eligible for Workforce Incentive Program through the Department of Health and Aged Care.