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2023/2024 VPMTP Applications

Applications for the 2023/2024 academic year are closed

Applications for the 2024/25 academic year will open in mid-2023.

New funding opportunity for part time training

VPMTP is committed to providing opportunities for part time training, and in 2022 will be accepting applications from Advanced Trainee and Six Month Registrar applicants for a new part time (0.5FTE) supernumerary position. This new VPMTP funding opportunity is available for the 2023/24 academic year. 

Please refer to the Guidelines for applicants document for more details about applying. If you have any queries, please contact us at

New Rural/Regional Fellowship

VPMTP strategic planning has identified a new opportunity to enhance training in rural and regional areas within Victoria. In 2022, VPTMP will be accepting applications for VPMTP-Funded Rural/ Regional Fellowship funding to enable a new Fellow (within 5 years of obtaining FAChPM) the opportunity to develop their specialist skills in an area of need, whilst aligning with palliative care service development in a rural/regional area. The Fellowship funding is available for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Please refer to the Guidelines for Fellowship Applicants document (in conjunction with the Guidelines for all applicants) for more details about developing a Fellowship Position Plan and applying. If you have any queries, please contact us at

Guidelines for applications

Useful information for ALL applicants:
Guidelines for applicants to the VPMTP - 2023/2024

Paediatric Palliative Care Six Month Registrar applicants: all applicants must contact Jenny Hyson via prior to submitting an application.

Useful information for Fellowship applicants:
Guidelines for Fellowship applicants to the VPMTP - 2023/2024

Information for international medical graduate doctors considering applying for palliative jobs through VPMTP:
International medical graduate VPMTP position statement

How to apply

Applications are now closed for the 2023/2024 academic year. Any vacant positions will be advertised on the Current Vacancies page following matching.

If you would like to enquire about applying for training in the 2024/2025 academic year, please contact us via

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