Directing doctors to areas of greatest need

This fact sheet describes what the Visas for GPs Program is and how it works.


Directing doctors to areas of greatest need

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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

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