Outer Metropolitan Other Medical Practitioners (OMPs) Relocation Program - Retention Component

The Outer Metropolitan OMPs Relocation Program Retention Component encourages eligible non-vocationally recognised (VR) doctors to remain in an outer metropolitan area by granting them access to higher Medicare rebates. Eligble medical practitioners should be enrolled in a course based pathway to Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) or enrolled in assessment for Fellowship.

Page last updated: 13 June 2018

Program Guidelines

Word version: Outer Metropolitan Other Medical Practitioners Relocation Program Guidelines (Word 505 KB)
PDF version: Outer Metropolitan Other Medical Practitioners Relocation Program Guidelines (PDF 114 KB)

Application Form

Word version: Outer Metropolitan Other Medical Practitioners Relocation Program Application Form (Word 526 KB)
PDF version: Outer Metropolitan Other Medical Practitioners Relocation Program Application Form (PDF 69 KB)

Contact for more information

For enquiries relating to program guidelines and application forms, please contact the Department by emailing OMPS@health.gov.au

For enquiries relating to the status of your application, payments, eligibility or whether a particular location is eligible for the Program, contact the Department of Human Services - Medicare on 132 150.

This program will be affected by the measures announced in the 2018-19 Budget.