Please find here the most current version of the NTCER Agreement, updated to include the increase by MBS Indexation factor effective from July 1st 2023 as well as the increase negotiated for the second training semester of 2023 (2023.2) and first semester of 2024 (2024.1) as part of the 2022 NTCER Review.
The increases in the below table only apply to the minimum base rates outlined in the NTCER and do not need to be applied unilaterally. If you are already paying above the minimum base rate, to comply please ensure this rate remains equivalent to or better than the below at the corresponding point in time:
|Registrar Training Term||2022 Hourly Rate |
(valid to 30/06/2023)
|3.6% increase in MBS Indexation |
|Minimum Hourly Rate|
(valid from 01/07/2023 to end of 2023.1)
|3% increase per NTCER Review |
(valid from start 2023.2)
|2023 Hourly Rate
(from start 2023.2)
Focusing on profitability does not equate to greed! A key responsibilty for all businesses under section 95A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) is to make profit and remain solvent at all times.
As registrar wages are largely funded through the fee-for-service model, training practice sustainability relies on the registrar being supported to manage adequate patient numbers to cover their wages and associated on-costs.
The 2022 Review of the NTCER has resulted in a number of revisions to the Agreement, introduced across 4 training semesters starting on 1st February 2023 (2023.1):
Date reviewed: 21 July 2023