Rural Procedural Grants Program


The Rural Procedural Grants Program provides financial assistance to procedural and emergency medicine general practitioners who provide services in remote and rural areas to help them maintain or upgrade their skills.
Open

Closes in 86 days

Closing date: Saturday 31 December 2022 Sat 31 Dec 2022

What you get?

Benefits vary.

Who is this for?

Rural or remote procedural and emergency medical general practitioners.

Overview

The Rural Procedural Grants Program (RPGP) offers grants to procedural and emergency medicine general practitioners (GPs) in rural and remote areas of Australia. GP registrars and locums may also be eligible.

You can claim a grant for activities or clinical attachments that maintain or improve your clinical skills.

You must register for RPGP before attending an activity you wish to claim.

The grant amounts are:

  • for procedural GPs – $2000 per day for up to 10 days of training per financial year
  • for hospital-based emergency medicine GPs – $2000 per day for up to 3 days of training per financial year

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must be a GP working in certain rural or remote areas of Australia and practise either:

  • unsupervised anaesthetics, obstetrics or surgery
  • unsupervised emergency medicine in 24-hour triaging accident and emergency facilities

GP registrars and locums may also be eligible.

You can claim grants for:

  • educational activity, such as conferences, seminars or workshops
  • clinical attachments, where you observe and engage in hands-on clinical practice

Apply now


Apply for the Rural Procedural Grants Program

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.

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