Your year for RG

Unlimited places on ACRRM Fellowship pathways*

*Via the AGPT, RGTS and Independent Pathway. Commonwealth funded positions subject to eligibility and suitability requirements.

Become a Rural Generalist

Rural Generalists believe in no geographic boundary to illness, disease, emergencies, catastrophes and preventative care that people experience throughout their lives. They are committed to going above and beyond and providing human-centred health care.

Ready to explore the possibilities? Let’s go.

Go rural with ACRRM

Broader scope
Mobility of qualification
Choice and Flexibility

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine is accredited by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) for setting professional medical standards for training, assessment, certification and continuing professional development in the specialty of general practice.

We are the only College in Australia dedicated to rural and remote medicine. We train and support aspiring and experienced rural General Practitioners and Rural Generalists to provide the highest quality care for their communities.



Explore pathways to Fellowship

Explore pathways that lead to Vocational Recognition with Medicare Australia, Specialist Registration as a General Practitioner and are recognised in reciprocal arrangements with other medical colleges.


Become a College member

We have a membership type to suit all stages of your career. Join now to access member benefits that connect you to your peers and community.


Discover ACRRM online learning

ACRRM Online Learning features a constantly growing selection of interactive courses mapped to the ACRRM curriculum and authored by specialists and ACRRM members.


Professional Development

Regardless of whether you are in rural or urban practice our framework and activities help to ensure that you are able to maintain and enhance your skills throughout your career.

Latest Resources

Australian General Practice Training (AGPT)

Independent Pathway

Discover how training towards Fellowship with ACRRM enables you to choose your own adventure.

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COVID-19 Support

ACRRM is committed to supporting and providing up-to-date information for members regarding COVID-19.


Rural Procedural Grants Program

Rural GPs providing unsupervised anaesthetics, obstetrics, surgery and/or emergency medicine may be eligible for the Rural Procedural Grants Program (RPGP) to help maintain and update your skills.

Upcoming events at ACRRM

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Network & Learn


See a list of upcoming events in the rural medicine calendar and make sure you book your seats so you don’t miss out.

Continue your Professional Development


Our world-class courses provide RGs with the confidence and skills to deliver exceptional care to their communities.

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Embarking on a career as a Rural Generalist is exciting, dynamic and stimulating, where no two days are the same...

New Opportunities

Jobs Board

Search for current medical positions or advertise your vacancy on our jobs board.



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Media Releases

29 Jun, 2022 Media release

Six-year national accreditation a huge vote of confidence in ACRRM Fellowship programs

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) has received full national Australian Medical Council (AMC) accreditation for the College’s Fellowship programs for the next six years.

Journalists wanting to speak to an ACRRM spokesperson are invited to contact Petrina Smith on 0414 820 847 or email


30 Jun, 2022 News

Department of Health calls on healthcare providers to increase participation in cancer screening programs

The Australian Government Department of Health is seeking help from healthcare providers to increase participation in the national cancer screening programs (bowel, breast and cervical).

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