Specialist Training Program (STP) in Psychiatry
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 website)
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.
A blueprint for the implementation of dedicated and sustainable regional, rural and remote training pathways and networks.
View the training post directories below [member sign-in required] to access lists of STP-funded positions, or check out our Training Post Map for a snapshot of the geographical distribution of STP and IRTP 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
The RANZCP STP Committee is responsible for assisting in the review of funding applications, and to monitor training positions supported by the STP.
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.