Junior Doctor Training Program

The Junior Doctor Training Program (JDTP) supports education and supervision for junior doctors in rural primary health care settings and private hospitals. This helps provide a continued supply of doctors to deliver health services across Australia. It is part of our Stronger Rural Health Strategy.

About the JDTP

Read about the program and its goals.

Private Hospital Stream

Funding to support junior doctors training in private hospitals.

Rural Primary Care Stream

Funding to support junior doctors in rural primary care settings.

Stronger Rural Health Strategy

The Stronger Rural Health Strategy (SRHS) is a 10-year strategy from 2018-19 to improve the health of people in Australia through the supply of a quality health workforce that is distributed across the country according to community need. It will deliver 3,000 extra doctors and 3,000 extra nurses by 2028.

Find out more about the SRHS

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