GP training pathways

After you complete your intern year you can opt to take postgraduate vocational training in general practice which is administered by the Australian General Practice Training program. Training takes three or four years to complete full-time followed by the college fellowship exams.

Find out more about general practice training with the Going Places Network.

Find out more about the Australian General Practice Training program.

The Remote Vocational Training Scheme

The Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS) is available to GP registrars working in rural or remote locations. It offers an enriching training experience and an alternative pathway to the college fellowships. For more information, phone RVTS on 02 6057 3400 or visit RVTS.

Australian Defence Force

To discover the opportunities and challenges available if you train as a GP registrar in the Australian Defence Force phone 13 19 01 or visit


ACRRM Fellowship
RACGP Fellowships

10-year moratorium

Doctors who trained outside Australia may be subject to Section 19AB of the Health Insurance Act 1973, also known as the ‘10-year moratorium’. Visit the Australian Government Department of Health website Doctor Connect to find out more about working as a doctor in Australia.