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Table 5 Locations of recruits’ previous employment and distribution as per RHPP placement

From: Attraction, recruitment and distribution of health professionals in rural and remote Australia: early results of the Rural Health Professionals Program

  ASGC-RA location of position under RHPP  
Location of previous employment ASGC-RA2 AGSC-RA3 AGSC-RA4 AGSC-RA5 Total
New to the workforce 47 (45%) 44 (42%) 12 (11%) 2 (2%) 105 (100%)
Overseas 46 (43%) 57 (53%) 3 (3%) 1 (1%) 107 (100%)
ASGC-RA 1 51 (51%) 36 (36%) 8 (8%) 5 (5%) 100 (100%)
ASGC-RA2 or RA3 5 (15%) 16 (48%) 6 (18%) 6 (18%) 33 (100%)
ASGC-RA4 or RA5 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 4 (100%)
Total 150 (43%) 154 (44%) 30 (9%) 15 (4%) 349 (100%)