Integrated Rural Training Pipeline for Medicine (IRTP)

The Integrated Rural Training Pipeline for Medicine (IRTP) initiative was announced in the 2015-16 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO).

Page last updated: 22 June 2017

This initiative will help to deliver a sustainable, Australian-trained future medical workforce for regional, rural and remote communities.

The initiative will help to link-up the rural training system by providing greater opportunities for graduates interested in rural careers to maintain connections to rural communities while they complete post graduate training. Through this approach, more health practitioners will be able to complete the different stages of their medical training, from student to specialist, within rural areas.

The IRTP initiative has three components:

More information

For further information: email enquiries@health.gov.au.