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Better Health for the Bush - Bush GP Relocation Grants

The Better Health for the Bush - Bush GP Grant Program will be made up of three components:

  • 20 x Recruitment Starter Grants - $2,500 per general practice
  • 6 x Bush GP Incentive Grants - $25,000 per general practice
  • 6 x Welcome Ambassador service - valued up to $10,000

To increase the likelihood of relocating GPs and their families settling in well to new towns each GP would be allocated a Welcome Ambassador service for the first six months.

Recruitment Starter Grants (20) - $2,500 per practice available

The $2,500 Recruitment Starter Grants are designed to support general practice in their recruitment activities.

Bush GP Incentive Grants (6) - $25,000 available in the LGA’s list below

The Bush GP grants will be provided to the general practice upon the signing of a new GP from outside of the HNECC PHN of a two year/minimum three days per week contract.

Eligible areas for the Recruitment Started Grants include:

  • Mehi - Moree, Narrabri, Gwydir LGA
  • Tablelands - Inverell, Tenterfield, Glen Innes LGA
  • Plains – Uralla, Walcha, Gunnedah, Liverpool Plains LGA
  • Upper Hunter – Merriwa, Aberdeen, Scone, Murrurundi LGA
  • Tamworth LGA

For full details about the Grants Program including Terms & Conditions visit the Better Health for the Bush web page

To submit a grant application visit the Grant's People Bank page

Applications for Recruitment Starter Grants close 2nd May 2022.

Applications for Bush GP Grants close 30th June 2022 (unless fully subscribed earlier)

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