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Annual update of DPA and DWS classifications
The annual update to the Distribution Priority Area indicator for general practitioners and District of Workforce Shortage for specialists classification system is scheduled for 1 July 2021.
Health Workforce Locator
Use our workforce locator map to check the geographical classification of any location in Australia. The map can tell you if a location is classified as city, rural or remote. It identifies areas that need more doctors.
Distribution Priority Area (DPA) update
Changes to the Distribution Priority Area (DPA) classification apply from 1 January 2022.