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Am I eligible for the AGPT program?

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Am I eligible for the AGPT program?

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In order to be eligible to apply for the AGPT program you must have: 

  1. General registration or be eligible to be granted it by the time you are due to commence the training program.
  2. Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or have permanent residency or be granted your permanent residency by close of applications.

How do I apply to the AGPT program?

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How do I apply to the AGPT program?

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Applications are made through the college of your choice via their website. Please refer to the ACRRM and RACGP websites to apply

Can I apply outside the national application dates?

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Can I apply outside the national application dates?

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No, all applications to the AGPT program must be made through the national application process.

I currently hold a 457 Visa but gained my medical degree in Australia, can I apply to WAGPET?

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I currently hold a 457 Visa but gained my medical degree in Australia, can I apply to WAGPET?

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No. Unfortunately, WAGPET is unable to provide a letter of support to Australian-trained 457 visa holders. For more information about 457 visa holder eligibility requirements, visit the ACRRM and RACGP websites.

I haven’t completed the mandatory hospital experience, can I still apply?

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I haven’t completed the mandatory hospital experience, can I still apply?

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Yes, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria, you are able to apply. You can complete the required mandatory hospital experience during the first year of the program. Please note that you will not be able to commence your community GP placements until you have completed the mandatory hospital experience.