$10k incentive to boost rural intern up-take

Rural and remote pharmacies may be eligible for up to $10,000 to help with the costs of hiring an intern.     

The Intern Incentive Allowance for Rural Pharmacies under the 5CPA provides financial support to rural and remote pharmacies when employing intern pharmacists.

Each eligible pharmacy can receive up to $10,000 for every intern employed for 12 months.

Eligible pharmacies also have the option of employing an intern pharmacist full-time for six months to receive a $5,000 incentive payment.

Applications for internships between six and 12 months are calculated on a pro rata basis.

Visit the 5CPA website to apply for the initiative.

For programme details including eligibility criteria refer to the Intern Incentive Allowance for Rural Pharmacies Programme Specific Guidelines

For programme enquiries and assistance email: or phone: 1300 555 262

This Programme is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health under the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement.

Source:$10k-incentive-to-boost-rural-intern-up-take, Tuesday 10 March 2015