Bonded Medical Places Scheme 2016 – 2019

Information about the BMP Scheme for participants who joined between 2016 and 2018 and who are interested in joining in 2019.

Page last updated: 10 December 2018

This page has information about the Bonded Medical Places (BMP) Scheme for participants who joined between 2016 and 2018. Participants entering the BMP Scheme in 2019 will enter the scheme under the existing arrangements.

Since the 2016 academic year, 28.5 per cent of all first year Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) in Australian medical schools are expected to be bonded through the Bonded Medical Place (BMP) Scheme.

In exchange, following successful completion of the medical course, participants agree to work in an eligible location in Australia for a total of 12 months, within five (5) years of attaining fellowship.

The eligibility of a location for  this return of service period depends on the training and qualifications you have when you choose to complete it. Eligible locations are defined by the Modified Monash Model (MMM) or Districts of Workforce Shortage (DWS) classification systems.

For more information:

  1. read your Deed of Agreement carefully - Sample Deed of Agreement 2019
  2. read the commonly asked questions and answers
  3. refer to the Bonded Medical Places — Information booklet 2019 and/or Bonded Medical Places — Enrolment Process for 2019

Prior to contacting the BMP Scheme please use the checklist of documents required from the participant under the relevant commonly asked question.

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