NTCER Remuneration Indexation
GP registrar base rate indexation
As the Commonwealth Department of Health has announced that the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) is indexed, from 1 July 2018, at the rate of 1.5 percent, The National Terms and Conditions for the Employment of Registrars (NTCER) clause 11.1 stating the new base rates of pay “will become applicable in the training term immediately following the MBS increase” is activated, with an increase to NTCER Schedule A Remuneration.
The new base rates of pay
The base rate of pay for GP registrars have increased. All GP registrars receiving the base rate should check to ensure their rates have been adjusted in accordance with the increase. You can do this by checking your payslip or by asking your practice manager.
NEW base rate: $75,328.23 per year, plus 9.5% superannuation
($1,448.62/38 hr week), ($38.12/hour)
For a full-time GP registrar, this is an increase of $1,113.23 per year
NEW base rate: $90,564.39 per year, plus 9.5% superannuation
($1,741.62/38 hr week), ($45.83/hour)
For a full-time GP registrar, this is an increase of $1,338.39 per year
GPT3 & 4/PRRT3 & 4
NEW base rate: $96,724.43 per year, plus 9.5% superannuation
($1,860.09/38 hr week), ($48.95/hour)
For a full-time GP registrar, this is an increase of $1,429.43 per year
Frequently asked questions
When do the new rates apply?
- WAGPET: 16 July
- NTGPE: 23 July
- GPTQ: 23 July
- GMT: 23 July
- GPTT: 30 July
- GP Synergy: 6 August
- GPEx: 6 August
- MCCCGPT: 6 August
- EVGPT: 6 August
What happens if my rate hasn’t been increased?
General Practice Supervisors Australia (GPSA) has informed all their members of the increase and have advised them to backpay GP registrars who did not receive an increase to their base rate.
What happens if I have negotiated my base rate above the NTCER minimum? Will I still receive an increase?
When it comes to negotiating your employment agreement for the next training term, keep in mind this increase to the base rates of pay and adjust your asking figure accordingly.
Why has the base rate of pay increased now and not with the 2019 NTCER?
Do part-time GP registrars get an increase?