There are many rural incentive and support programs for rural GPs. A selection is provided below.
General Practice Rural Incentives Program (GPRIP)
The General Practice Rural Incentives Program guidelines aims to encourage medical practitioners to practise in regional and remote communities and to promote careers in rural medicine through the provision of financial incentives. Explore the Doctor Connect map for specific location boundaries.
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GP Procedural Training Support Program
The GPPTSP is a workforce support program designed to improve access to obstetric and anaesthetic services for women living in rural and remote communities by supporting rural GPs to attain procedural skills in obstetrics. A $40,000 Commonwealth Subsidy is available to eligible GPs.