The Bonded Medical Places (BMP) Scheme and the Medical Rural Bonded Scholarship Scheme (MRBS) are closed to new participants.
The Bonded Medical Program New Arrangement came into effect from 1 January 2020. Information is available online.
Fact SheetsFor further information on the new arrangements, please see the fact sheets relevant to you:
|I am a:||Fact Sheet|
|New applicant looking for information on the Bonded Medical Program (commencing Medical School from 2020)|
|Current MRBS participant|
|Current BMP participant|
|Staff member of a participating university|
Available fact sheets:
More information regarding existing schemes can be found here:
Contact details for further information:
Contact the Department of Health
Telephone: 1800 987 104 (Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm AEST)
Email: BondedMedicalProgram@health.gov.au using the subject ‘[Scheme/Program] – [Name] – [Request]’ to help us respond quickly.
Part VD of the Health Insurance Act 1973
Health Insurance (Bonded Medical Program) Rule 2020[
Privacy Act 1988
Modified Monash Model
Distribution Priority Areas for General Practitioners
Districts of Workforce Shortage for Specialists
Rural Workforce Agencies
Australian Medical Association
Australian Medical Students’ Association
National Rural Health Student Network