GPEx offers generous financial incentives to registrars on the rural and general pathway who undertake placements in rural and remote locations in South Australia.
Incentive packages from GPEx include relocation expenses, rental reimbursement, and lump sum incentives, and are eligible to both ACRRM and RACGP registrars.
|Classification||Locations||Relocation Costs (per placement)||Rental Reimbursement (per week)||Lump Sum Incentives (per semester)||Total Funding Available|
|Remote||Kingscote, Quorn, Tumby Bay, Cummins, Roxby Downs, Kingston SE and Robe||$1,250||Up to $230||Up to $7,500||$29,500|
|Outer Rural (over 140km from Adelaide and MMM 5-7)||Port Lincoln, Clare, Crystal Brook, Jamestown, Barmera, Berri, Loxton, Renmark, Waikerie, Millicent, Naracoorte, Ardrossan, Kadina, Maitland, Moonta, Port Broughton, Wallaroo||$1,250||Up to $230||Up to $2,500||$19,500|
|Outer Rural (over 140km from Adelaide and MMM 3-4)||Mount Gambier, Port Augusta, Port Pirie and Whyalla||$1,250||Up to $230||$0||$14,500|
|Inner Rural||Barossa, Fleurieu Peninsula (excl. Kangaroo Island), Hills and Mallee||$1,250||Up to $180||$0||$10,600|
|Metropolitan||Adelaide metropolitan region||$0||$0||$0||$0|
All registrars undertaking a rural placement may also be eligible for the following incentives and additional support available from GPEx and other organisations:
GPEx incentives and support
|Travel and Accommodation Allowance for all GPEx training activities||To be used when attending selected GPEx training activities including orientation, workshops, and exam preparation sessions.|
|Mileage allowance||To be used if you are travelling by car to a GPEx training activity. You may claim 72c per km for any mileage beyond 150km for a round trip.|
|Financial support for College-mandated requirements||ACRRM – additional emergency training requirements are funded by GPEx, including reimbursement for REST, and an additional Tier 2 course. RACGP – reimbursement for a pre-fellowship BLS course.|
|Financial support for registrars required to complete Radiography Training||GPEx will reimburse the Radiography Training Course fee once you have completed and passed the course, as well as providing travel and accommodation assistance while completing the course.|
Other financial incentives available to registrars include: