There are several grants available to eligible GPs, nurses and allied health professionals to encourage rural health practice and support sustainability.
Some of these grants are administered by RDN across all primary health care professions, while others for GPs only are available through external providers.
View RDN grants including:
- Site Visit Grants
- Relocation Grants
- Practice Sustainability Grants
- Wellbeing Grants to support practitioners, their partners and family.
View other/external grants for GPs including:
- Rural Procedural Grants Program (RPGP) - grants for CPD for doctors working in surgery, anaesthetics, obstetrics and/or emergency medicine.
- General Practice Rural Incentives Program (GPRIP) - promotes careers in rural medicine asthrough the provision of financial incentives. The following table outlines maximum GPRIP incentive payments (eligiblity criteria apply):
Maximum incentive payment amounts
Note: the MM3 category in the table also includes GP Registrars on approved training pathways undertaking selected approved training in MM1 and MM2 locations.
See the GPRIP Program Guidelines for full details on the program and eligibility requirements.
For assistance or more information about grants for rural GPs, email RDN or call 02 4924 8000.