If you no longer want to receive Doctor Stream payments, you can opt out of the program at any time.
How to opt out
To opt out, email Services Australia through Health Professional Online Services (HPOS) or call 1800 010 550 and state your reason. Services Australia will respond to confirm that you are choosing to opt out.
You forfeit any active quarters and associated payments during the opt-out period.
Opting back in
You can opt back in later, but you will only be eligible for payments for active quarters from the new opt-in date onwards.
Workforce Incentive Program guidelines
These guidelines set out how the Workforce Incentive Program operates, covering eligibility, how to apply and how payments are calculated.
Workforce Incentive Program – Doctor Stream contact
Contact us (the Department of Health) with questions about eligibility for the WIP Doctor Stream. Contact Services Australia with questions about payment assessment and calculation enquiries.