The Oral Health Therapist Graduate Year Program (OHTGYP) was announced in the 2012-13 Budget, providing funding of $45.2 million over four years from 2012-13 to 2015-16. The total funding available for the program over the next three financial years is as follows:

The total funding available for the program over the next three financial years
2012-13(m) 2013-14(m) 2014-15(m) 2015-16(m) Total over4 years(m)
$13.2m $15.9m $8.4m $7.7m $45.2m

It should be noted that the available funding covers the administration of the program, including program design, graduate and mentor positions and infrastructure; the development of a specific OHTGYP curriculum; and the conduct of an evaluation. Of this funding a total of up to $2.288 million has been allocated for the development of the OHTGYP curriculum and up to $0.521 has been allocated to undertake the evaluation of the OHTGYP and is not included as part of the administration of the OHTGYP.