For health services with STP posts
The Specialist Training Program (STP) is an Australian Government initiative.
It provides funding to health organisations to support specialist medical training in settings beyond traditional public teaching hospitals, including regional, rural and remote and private facilities.
More about the STP (Department of Health and Aged Care website)
Are you a trainee? Broaden your horizons with a STP post
Unique training posts are available across regional, rural and remote Australia including public and private health facilities, and non-hospital settings such as aged care, community health and Aboriginal Medical Services.
Six-month training rotations at a priority setting.
Completion of at least two thirds of the Fellowship training program in a rural setting.
Initiative to train more psychiatrists in Tasmania.
Initiatives to support the success and sustainability of STP.
Six-month training rotations at settings specialising in military and veteran mental health.
Six-month training rotations addressing a minimum of one out of the four eligibility criteria.
Initiative to expand opportunities for aspiring psychiatrists to live, train and practice rurally.
View the training post directories below to access lists of Government-funded positions.
The Training Post Map shows a snapshot of the geographical distribution of STP, IRTP and Tasmanian posts across Australia.
Training posts map - enlarged version [JPG; 1 MB] (last updated December 2020)
STP training posts
IRTP training posts
Tasmanian Project training posts
MVPTP training posts
RANZCP STP Team
309 La Trobe Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
+61 (0)3 9601 4929
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists has received Australian Government funding under the Specialist Training Program.