John Flynn Placement Program in Tasmania is administered by HR+

The John Flynn Placement Program (JFPP) is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health and is designed to attract the future medical workforce into a remote and rural career. 

2018 applications are now closed.

The application process for 2018 is finalized and the successful applicants will be notified on the 4th of June.

If you are a Medical student currently in year 1 at UTAS, you can still apply for the 2019 intake. for more information, please visit 

Are you a GP interested in becoming a Mentor or a member of the community wishing to host a student?

All GPs interested in applying as mentors, or the general public interested in joining as hosts, please contact us directly. To discuss please email or 

About the John Flynn Placement Program

The Program provides 300 undergraduate medical students the opportunity to experience clinical practice and lifestyle in remote and rural locations across Australia. Successful eligible applicants, from 20 participating universities, spend eight weeks over three to four years in a remote or rural community with a one-to-one professional mentor, community host and contact.

From 1 July, 2017 the Rural Workforce Agency Network will administer the JFPP in each state and the Northern Territory via Local Coordination Teams.

The Rural Workforce Agency includes:

Please visit the JFPP website for more information.