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