Training

Completing your GP training

Navigating the path to general practice can be confusing. We can help you understand the training pathway and program.

 

Here is what you need to know:

  1. How to become a GP in Australia

  2. GP training program structure

  3. Where to after Fellowship?

 

Other resources include:

  • Becoming a GP registrar in 2018 (pdf)
    this one-page factsheet summarises the key information on becoming a GP registrar in 2018.
  • In-practice training guide (pdf)
    explains the in-practice teaching standards that apply to registrars, and suggests methods to assist both registrars and supervisors maximise their in-practice teaching effectiveness.
  • Our 10 tips will help you get started in your GP Training (pdf)
    tips to help you get started.
  • GP Registrar guide (pdf)
    help registrars navigate their way through the maze of general practice training, and contains information on employment, training, examinations and wellbeing.

 

Coming to Australia as a doctor who trained overseas
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.

 

Dr Jasmine Banner discusses what she wishes she’d known before her general practice training

 

Advice written by GP Registrars, for GP Registrars