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Locum Incentives

RDN offers subsidies to doctors who are registered as locums with RDN and complete eligible advertised roles.

View GP locum vacancies.

RDN CPD Vouchers

A CPD voucher to attend an RDN rural GP conference is available for doctors who fill an RDN locum vacancy in an RA4 location or Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS). The voucher is valid for both the doctor and their partner.

View upcoming CPD events.

RA4 Locum Attraction Subsidy

A subsidy of $1,000 is available for doctors who fill an RDN locum vacancy of five days or more in an RA4 location.

View RDN’s RA4 Locum Attraction Subsidy Policy.

Travel Subsidies

Independent Locum Doctors (ILDs) who fill an RDN locum vacancy may be eligible for RDN’s ILD travel subsidy. Contact us to check eligibility. The subsidy is paid to the locum doctor if they pay for their own travel. ILD travel subsidies up to the below amounts may be available:

RA Location 1-3 GP locum days worked 4-5 GP locum days worked 6-20+ GP locum days worked Max. annual allowance/host GP
2# $400 $600 $800 Up to $1,400 pa
3 $600 $800 $1,000 Up to $1,800 pa
4 $800 $1,000 $1,200 Up to $2,200 pa
5 $1,000 $1,200 $1,600 Up to $2,800 pa







# Locums engaged by an ACCHS in an RA1 location are eligible for the same subsidy as if it was an RA2 location.