Check your eligibility
See Rural Advanced Skills Payment Participant obligations for how to keep your details up to date.
Applying for the WIP Rural Advanced Skills Stream
To apply for the WIP-Rural Advanced Skills payment, a doctor must apply directly to the Rural Workforce Agency in the state or territory in which the doctor is currently working or has provided majority of services
Applications for the WIP-Rural Advances Skills payment must be submitted to the relevant Rural Workforce Agency using the official application form available on the Department of Health and Aged Care / Rural Workforce Agency website – currently under development- expected to be available in October 2023.
Rural Workforce Agency
Contacts for each state can be found on the contacts page.