General practitioners’ training under the AGPTP is provided through 20 regional training providers (RTPs). Data from these are presented in Table 4.12.
In 2009, there were 2,309 general practice trainees. The largest number of these were in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory (764), followed by Victoria (543) and Queensland (474).
Almost two thirds (63.8%) of all general practice trainees were female.
Table 4.12: General practice trainees: Registrars, first year registrars and females by state/territory training consortium, 2009(a)
Regional training provider
Proportion registrars (%)
First year registrars
Proportion females (%)
New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory
|CoastCityCountry Training Inc||148||19.4||41||83||56.1|
|General Practice Training - Valley to Coast||130||17.0||33||87||66.9|
|Institute of General Practice Education Inc||109||14.3||30||59||54.1|
|North Coast NSW General Practice Training Ltd||72||9.4||20||45||62.5|
Total NSW and ACT
|Bogong Regional Training Network||61||11.2||22||33||54.1|
|Greater Green Triangle GP Education and Training Inc||53||9.8||16||31||58.5|
|Victoria Felix Medical Education||71||13.1||25||41||57.7|
|Victorian Metropolitan Alliance||282||51.9||78||204||72.3|
|Central and Southern Qld Train||256||54.0||82||162||63.3|
|Rural and Regional Queensland Consortium||87||18.4||31||44||50.6|
|Tropical Medical Trianing||133||28.1||35||79||59.4|
|Adelaide to Outback Training Program||114||62.0||29||74||64.9|
|Sturt Fleurieu General Practice Education and Training||70||38.0||25||49||70.0|
Total South Australia
Total Western Australia
|General Practice Training Tasmania||73||100.0||22||47||64.4|
|Northern Territory General Practice Education Ltd||77||100.0||17||49||63.6|
Total Northern Territory
(a) Trainees may transfer between regional training providers and/or states/territories but are only counted once in total.
(b) Data may include training placements from regional training providers that cross state boundaries.
It is anticipated that the AGPTP training places will rise to 700 in 2010 and 812 in 2011.