General pathway registrars in the composite pathway undertake a rural GP rotation as part of their training.
2021 AGPT applications now open
Applications are now open and close 11 May 2020
In 2021, GP Synergy will be offering a number of composite general pathway training places:
Central, Eastern and South Western Sydney subregion – composite general pathway
Nepean, Western and Northern Sydney subregion – composite general pathway
Hunter, Manning and Central Coast subregion – composite general pathway
Find out more below.
The rural rotation is be completed during your GP term training (GPT1, GPT2 or GPT3).
Yes. However, registrars must complete six months full-time equivalent GP term training time in the rural rotation.
No. You are required to undertake six months full-time equivalent in GPT1, GPT2 or GPT3 in the subregion/s listed for your composite pathway.
Yes. You can extend your rural placement beyond the six months (full-time equivalent) requirement. If you wish to stay longer than twelve months you may be required to transfer to rural pathway and meet the training location obligations for that subregion.
Yes. GP Synergy (and other bodies) provide a range of supports and subsidies for GP registrars during rural training. See the support and subsidy page for more information.
Composite pathway registrars are still required to meet their GP Synergy and AGPT Training Location Obligation (TLO) requirements as specified.
Exemptions and transfers are uncommon as they require evidence of extraordinary and unforeseen circumstances. If you know of a reason that will prevent you from completing your training location obligations for the subregion that you have been allocated on offer, you should not accept the offer.