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Directing doctors to areas of greatest need

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Publication date: 
May 2020
Last updated: 
10 December 2020
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

The Visas for General Practitioners (GPs) Program aims to:

  • reduce the number of Overseas Trained Doctors (OTDs) working in the primary health care sector in well-serviced metropolitan areas
  • encourage better distribution of OTDs in rural, regional and remote areas