Specialist Training Program EOI

Specialist Training Program EOI

The Commonwealth Department of Health has announced that they will be opening a new expression of interest application round for training sites to apply to go on the college reserve list.

If your site is approved for the reserve list you may be offered funding if any current positions become vacant or to assist the College with meeting its rural and private targets.

The application round will go live on Tuesday 13 March 2018 and will close at 5pm (AEDT), Monday 9 April 2018. College will notify you when the round is open and how to apply.

To be eligible for Specialist Training Program (STP) funding you must meet the following criteria:

1. Host a training position in an expanded setting such as:

  • A private setting
  • A rural setting in RA2-5 areas
  • Aboriginal Health Centre.

2. Provide training in a College approved, accredited training position
3. Provide training for trainees on the training program who are working towards Fellowship
4. Public hospitals in a RA1 area may apply, however, no more than 50% of the training can occur in the hospital.

To check the remoteness area of your location please search this map.

If your training position is approved for the reserve list and eventually funded, you will receive a salary contribution of $102,500 (excl GST). Additional funding for private and rural training may be offered depending on where the training will occur.