remote vocational training scheme

Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS)

Embark on ​an exciting new adventure with these unmissable opportunities!

Periodically opportunities become available for non-VR GPs to receive fully funded training to complete their Fellowship through the Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS). Applications for training in Targeted Recruitment locations open from 11 March 2024 until 14 April 2024.

  • Training is fully funded by the Australian Government

  • Potential for salary support plus generous relocation package on offer

  • RVTS high fellowship achievement rate

RVTS is a vocational training program for medical practitioners in communities throughout remote and rural Australia.

We have targeted recruitment locations where training is fully funded by the Australian Government, and the four-year training program is delivered by Distance Education and Remote Supervision to Fellowship of the ACRRM and/or RACGP.

These locations have been nominated under the RVTS Targeted Recruitment campaign, which allows successful candidates to be eligible to apply for potential salary support.

Benefits of Training with RVTS:

  • Registrars stay in their community for the duration of their training;

  • Combination of remote and face-to-face training;

  • Personalised supervision and comprehensive support;

  • RVTS high fellowship achievement rate;

  • Fully funded by the Australian Government and no application fee;

  • Registrars are eligible for the A1 Medicare schedule; and

  • Potential for salary support .

Mount Isa, North West Queensland **NEW**

Known as the city of opportunity, Mount Isa is situated on the banks of the Leichhardt River in North West Queensland.

This Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service is seeking a General Practitioner to join their practice and provide key GP services to their growing client group and assist with leadership based on the orgainsation model of care. This organisation also provides a range of family-focused Mental Health and Wellbeing services, as the lead agent for both Headspace Mount Isa and the Normanton Recovery and Community Wellbeing Service.

Mount Isa has grown into a progressive city in the centre of Queensland and is still growing and attracting visitors to experience a true outback icon. Mount Isa is not just a mining town. It is a family friendly city, rich in community pride and opportunity.


Bamaga, Far North Queensland

Located in Bamaga on the Cape York Peninsula, this Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned and controlled non-government health service is looking for a General Practitioner to work within a cohesive and integrated team. The General Practitioner provides a high standard of patient care whilst incorporating a holistic approach towards diagnosis and management of illness. You'll be an integral part of the community in assisting the delivery of vital health services to local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

You will be dazzled by the recreational opportunities offered by the natural beauty on your doorstep. Fishing and boating are major recreational pastimes on the stunning Jardine River, and the many local coastal reefs and islands. Discover the local rivers and swimming holes as well as beautiful white sand beaches, while the nearby rainforest provides endless opportunities to explore this area.


Gayndah, Central Queensland

This is a DWS registered, Aboriginal community-controlled and multi-award-winning health and wellbeing organisation. They deliver a holistic, whole-of-person model of care to all people. Indigenous and non-indigenous, across Bundaberg and North Burnett regions in Central Queensland.

An exciting opportunity for a General Practitioner to come aboard at their newly-built centre in Gayndah, North Burnett. With established services in the North Burnett over the last decade and a team of health professionals already providing services within the region for IWC, you will be joining an award-winning and dynamic Medical Service, which delivers a unique holistic model of care.


Innisfail, North Queensland

This Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) delivers Primary Health Care to the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities with outreach clinics in Innisfail, Babinda, Tully and Ravenshoe, along with a New Directions Mums & Bubs Program. The organisation has approximately 4000 clients within their service geographical area and would love to have you join their team.

Included in their delivery of services to their clients they provide Allied Health Care such as Psychologist, Dietitians, Podiatrist, and Chronic Care etc. They are AGPAL Accredited and our current Patient Information Records System (PIRS) is Communicare.


Clermont, Central Queensland

Would you like exciting medicine but some control over your work life balance?

Come and check our practice the clinic that was created to match the high standards of modern healthcare in Australia’s area of most need. Work in a community that you can belong to; a community that will appreciate your contribution and your effort. This practice was created to meet your needs so that you can do what you do best.

We will provide you with a full book of patients, mixed billing, a warm and suppportive environment, and flexible working arrangements to suite your needs. We will also welcome and support interested registrars.


If you have any queries regarding these positions or the funding offered by RVTS, please contact our Health Workforce Solutions team via (07) 3105 7800 or email.