Eligible CPD grant applicants should:

  • be a Fellow of at least one of the following Colleges:
    • ACD, ACEM, ACSEP, ANZCA, CICM, RACMA, RACP, RACS, RCPA, RANZCO, RANZCOG, RANZCP, RANZCR;
  • practice in a rural / remote location that is classified between MM2 and MM7 (Modified Monash Model interactive map); and
  • have practiced in a rural / remote location for at least 12 months.

$2,000.00 per training day, up to 5 days (i.e. $10,000.00)

Yes – each application will be assessed individually.


Unfortunately, no. All CPD activities must be completed within Australia.

Yes – blended courses that incorporate online and face-to-face course delivery must include a minimum of 6 hours of face-to-face learning.

Yes – other forms of education such as clinical attachments in specialist units are eligible for grant funding, but must conform to meet individual Specialist Medical College CPD program frameworks.

The Assessment Panel prioritises practical skills workshops and courses over Annual Scientific Meetings.

Once you have you have completed your approved CPD activity, you will be asked to complete a short online evaluation survey. Your receipts related to CPD expenditure will be verified and then you will be reimbursed to your nominated bank account. 

Yes – grant recipients must keep copies of all receipts related to CPD expenditure (course registration, travel, accommodation and meals) to complete the reimbursement process.