For a training post to be eligible for STP funding it must:
Funding for salary support are allocated as follows:
The IRTP-STP initiative is to increase the rural and regional training opportunities within ASGS RA2-5 areas by identifying trainees who are genuinely committed to peruse a medical career in rural areas. IRTP-STP funds will be linked to an individual trainee and funding will enable participating trainee to complete a minimum of two-thirds (minimum four years) of their total Fellowship training within a rural and regional area within ASGS RA2-5.
IRTP-STP position eligibility
Trainees who are on secondment from another country or employed by a hospital that is not within Australia are not eligible for IRTP-STP positions.
IRTP-STP post will be allocated with $150,000 (GST Exclusive) per annum / per FTE. This amount is inclusive of salary support, assistance with travel and accommodation similar to rural loading. Funding approved for three years from 2018-2020.
Please refer Reporting tab for forms to the College for IRTP-STP Claims.
For more information visit Integrated Rural Training Pipeline for Medicine (IRTP)
Performance reports are due from units on following dates:
Scheduled courses for 2020 has been postponed/cancelled due to COVID-19.
For any questions regarding the 2021 course dates for STP trainees, Please contact Sumithra Abeygunasekera.