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Find out if you’re eligible for GP training

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You may be eligible to become a GP registrar if you have an Australian medical degree.

Overseas doctors need to meet residency criteria coupled with extended local medical registration.

What drew me to general practice? It’s the holistic approach to patients; being in such a privileged position to get to know your patients very well and to care for them over a long period of time.

Dr Marie Louise Dick, GP and Medical Educator at GPTQ

You may be eligible for GP training in Australia if you:

  • Are a citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand.
  • Have a medical degree from Australia or New Zealand (including those who are on a 457 visa), or are an Australian Medical Council graduate with certification.
  • Have general medical registration in Australia at the start of the year that you commence training.
  • AGPT Selection has been advised that GPTQ will not support 457 visa holders during the 2019 AGPT selection process.

Visit the AGPT site to download the AGPT eligibility guide. Find out about applying for GP training here.