Higher education research

Publication Date



Medical education, Medical students, General practice, Satisfaction, Training, Student experience, Monitoring, Course evaluation, Questionnaires, Higher education


The Australian General Practice Training National Registrar Survey (AGPT NRS) is an annual, national survey of GP registrars currently training in the AGPT program. It collects information via an online questionnaire about registrar satisfaction, experience and future career plans. It also collects information about registrars’ demographics and training contexts and other aspects of their training experience. This survey is part of the Department of Health and Aged Care’s (the Department) monitoring and quality improvement activities. From June 27 until August 12, 2022, the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) administered the AGPT NRS to registrars enrolled in active training on the AGPT program across 11 training regions and 9 regional training organisations (RTOs) in Australia. Over 4,100 registrars were invited to reflect on their recent training experience in Semester One, 2022. 1,103 registrars provided a valid response to the survey, representing an overall response rate of 30 per cent. As this survey went into the field, there was another COVID-19 surge across Australia. GPs continued to play a crucial role in providing advice to their patients on available vaccines and changing rules as well as managing patients with COVID- 19 on top of their already full plates. Registrars were asked to reflect on their overall experience, their experience with their RTO, training facility, and college. Overall, registrars continue to report high levels of satisfaction.

Place of Publication

Canberra, Australia


Australian Government Department of Health