Northern Territory General Practice Education (NTGPE) was established in 2002 as a consortium of partners committed to delivering GP training. Made up of Flinders University, Charles Darwin University (CDU), GP divisions of the NT, Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT), the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), NTGPE was the sole provider of the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program in the Northern Territory.
NTGPE’s goal was simple: train GP registrars to become more clinically effective and culturally competent to deliver quality healthcare in urban, rural and remote locations. While delivering on this goal for the past 20 years, NTGPE has seen a significant increase in its work to become a centre of excellence for remote area Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health training and a regional training provider for GP registrars, prevocational doctors, international medical graduates and medical students.
NTGPE's 20 year publication is a great opportunity to take a trip down memory lane and look back, reflecting on where we’ve come from and what we’ve achieved.
Celebrating 20 years of NTGPE
On the 3rd of December, NTGPE celebrated its 20th anniversary with people from all around the Territory who have been our partners on the GP training journey. The celebration brought people together from all corners of the NT that truly represent the landscape of our training footprint. It was an extraordinary evening with inspiring speeches from our leaders, traditional dances, and a chance to talk about BEYOND and handing over the ‘baton’ of GP training to the colleges in 2023.