New training program aims to support IMGs

Expected to be announced by the Federal Government in the coming weeks, the Overseas Education and Training program, known as OTDNET, will provide support and education to those who need it most.

Priority of placements will be given to IMGs in remoteness area two to five (RA2-5), and each candidate must be referred to the program by their Rural Health Workforce Agency.

While places will be limited to start with, it is hoped early success of the program will