MM 1 fact sheet updated 21 July 2022


Incentives and support for GPs and general practices in MM 1 locations

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Publication date: 
27 January 2022
Last updated: 
25 July 2022
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector

We fund 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.

MM1 encompasses metropolitan areas:

  • Major cities accounting for 70% of Australia’s population and
  • all areas categorised ASGS-RA1.