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Rural and Remote General Practice Program (RRGPP)
What it doesRural Workforce Agencies (RWAs) in each state and the Northern Territory are funded to provide a range of activities and support to improve the recruitment and retention of General Practitioners (GPs) to regional and remote areas. Funding is also provided to Rural Health Workforce Australia (RHWA), the national coordinating body, to provide support to RWAs.
What it achievesThe RRGPP aims to improve the access of primary medical services to regional and remote communities.
Want more info?Rural Health Workforce Australia
Call (03) 9860 4700
or Go to RHWA website>
Contact the Rural Workforce Agency in your state or territory:
|Northern Territory||NT Medicare Local||(08) 8950 4800|
|Queensland||Health Workforce Queensland||(07) 3105 7800|
|WA||Rural Health West||(08) 6389 4500|
|SA||Rural Doctors Workforce Agency||(08) 8234 8277|
|NSW||NSW Rural Doctors Network||(02) 4924 8000|
|Victoria||Rural Workforce Agency Victoria||(03) 9349 7800|
|Tasmania||Health Recruitment Plus||(03) 6334 2355|
Go to Department of Health website (background info)>