The STP program aims to improve the quality of the future specialist workforce by providing registrars with exposure to a broader range of healthcare settings. As identified by the Department of Health (Australia), all Colleges have STP Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that require them to fill a specified number of private and rural positions. STP aims to have a positive influence on future workforce distribution and has three funding streams:
The aims of the STP are to:
Select an option below to find out if your health setting is eligible to apply for funding.
If you would like to speak with a RACMA staff member about the STP program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 03 9088 7962.
If you would like to be kept informed of the next Expression of Interest for STP/IRTP funding, please register your interest via this FORM.
More information about the Specialist Training Program is available on the Department of Health’s website.