Funding Support for Rural Specialists in Australia

Funding Support for Rural Specialists in Australia

Rural specialists! Now is the time to start thinking about future continuing professional development (CPD) activities that you may like to register for. We are pleased to announce that the Support for Rural Specialists in Australia (SRSA) program Governing Committee have approved the key dates for Funding Round 4. They are as follows:

Application window 1 December 2018 to 31 March 2019
Assessment panel review April 2019
Outcome letters distributed via email May 2019
CPD activity completion window 1 June 2019 to 30 June 2020

Rural specialists who live and work in areas determined using the Modified Monash Model (MMM) system categories MM2 to MM7 are eligible to apply for grants of up to $10,000 (up to $2,000 per training day, up to five days) to support participation in CPD activities. Information on the remoteness classification of any town or community in Australia can be readily provided through the Department of Health “Map Locator” which is available online via:  http://www.doctorconnect.gov.au/internet/otd/publishing.nsf/Content/locator

CPD activities must be completed between 1 June 2019 and 30 June 2020.

Stay tuned to the SRSA website for more information on how to apply, including the online Application Form and Guidelines. We can be contacted on: admin@ruralspecialist.org.au.