Incentives and support for GPs and general practices in MM 6 locations

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Incentives and support for GPs and general practices in MM 6 locations

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Publication date: 
27 January 2022
Last updated: 
4 February 2022
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

We funds a number of programs to provide incentives to encourage doctors to move to, and remain working in, regional, rural and remote Australia. Eligibility is generally based on the Modified Monash Model classification system.

MM 6 encompasses Remote communities:

  • Remote mainland areas (ASGS-RA 4) and remote islands less than 5kms offshore
  • Additionally, islands that have an MM 5 classification with a population of less than 1,000 without bridges to the mainland are classified as MM 6.