Policy Update Notice: Comprehensive Australian general practice guide

23 January 2023

This notice is to advise that the RACGP has updated Comprehensive Australian General Practice guide will come into immediate effect, superseding the previous corresponding policies as of today, Monday, 23 January 2023

What has changed?




Amendment to the definition of comprehensive Australian general practice

  • The RACGP requires practices to be evidence based and not limited to a specific interest or a subset of general practice.
  • Medical practice undertaken in a practice that does not meet the definition will not be eligible to contribute to general practice experience. 

Minor amendments to wording throughout the guide have been made.

  • These changes have been made to improve clarity and consistency, there are no changes to the intention of the guide.
  • There are no implications.

Links have been updated throughout where referenced documents have become available

  • Previously, some links where not included.
  • There are no implications.


When do these changes take place?

The changes take place 23 January 2023.

Where can I view the documents?

The new documents can be accessed below:

All training program policies can be accessed via the Education policy and supporting documents webpage.

What if I have questions?

If you have any enquiries relating to the updated policies, please contact educationpolicy@racgp.org.au