RACGP Rural Generalist Fellowship Training Handbook

Fees and Financial Support



AGPT registrars

There is no registration fee for new applicants or current AGPT registrars.

The additional rural skills training (ARST) assessment fee of $2,800 (GST free) will be charged right before you start your ARST post. This fee is only payable for the six ARSTs that the RACGP manages. The ARST fees for anaesthesia, obstetrics and emergency medicine are administered by the relevant medical college (ANZCA, RANZCOG or ACEM).

RVTS and FSP registrars

A registration fee of $950 (GST free) is applicable to all RVTS and FSP registrars, in addition to the ARST assessment fee of $2,800 (GST free).

Practising GPs

A registration fee of $950 (GST free) is applicable to all practising GP. If you are applying for recognition of prior learning and experience (RPLE) for your ARST, the ARST assessment fee may not apply to you.

GPs with FARGP

GPs with FARGP have until 30 June 2023 to apply for the Rural Generalist Fellowship via recognition of prior learning and experience. An application fee of $675 (GST free) is applicable.  From 1 July 2023, additional training and/or administration fees may apply.