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Health Setting

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:

  1. Specialist Training Program (STP)
  2. Integrated Rural Training Pipeline (IRTP)
  3. The Tasmanian Project

The aims of the STP are to:

Select an option below to find out if your health setting is eligible to apply for funding.

RACMA Contact

If you would like to speak with a RACMA staff member about the STP program, please email stp@racma.edu.au 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.

General Enquiries

More information about the Specialist Training Program is available on the Department of Health’s website.

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