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Strengthening Medicare General Practice Grants Program
General practices and ACCHOs are invited to apply for one-off grants to invest in innovation, training, equipment, and minor capital works.

The Strengthening Medicare General Practice Grants Program invites general practices to apply for one-off grants of $25,000, $35,000, or $50,000 (based on practice size and accreditation status) to invest in innovation, training, equipmentand minor capital works, in one or more of the three investment streams below:

  1. Enhance digital health capability
  2. Upgrade infection prevention and control arrangements and/or 
  3. Maintain and/or achieve accreditation.

Practices can apply for a Grant through their local Primary Health Network (PHN).  

In North Queensland, Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) will administer the Grants to general practices.  

Eligible ACCHOs will be able to apply for the Grants through the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO). NACCHO will administer and manage the program in relation to ACCHOs.

General practices wanting more information on the program can refer to the Strengthening Medicare – General Practice Grants Program Factsheet. 

For more information on eligibility, investment streams, how to apply for a Grant, and other key program information, email

How to apply for a GP grant

Eligible practices can apply for a GP Grant through NQPHN, which will administer the Grants to general practices on behalf of the Commonwealth.

NQPHN will contact all eligible practices directly inviting them to update their details and confirm their intent to apply for a GP Grant.

Practices can contact NQPHN at

Key program dates



GP Grant applications open, agreements executed, and funding paid From 24 April 2023
Grantees undertake investment activities in accordance with their Grant agreements From Grant agreement – 30 June 2024
GP Grant applications close 15 June 2023
Program ends on 30 June 2024. Grantees must spend the Grant before the end date of the Program 30 June 2024
At the end of the Program, Grantees return completed evaluation form and financial acquittal report form to the PHN Prior to 31 July 2024 
02 April 2024