New dates released for IAR-DST Training

The Initial Assessment and Referral Decision Support Tool (IAR-DST) has been developed by the Commonwealth Department of Health (The Department) to support GPs and other referrers make appropriate mental health referrals and the CESPHN IAR-DST team is offering training in how to use this tool.

Eligible GPs who complete the training and associated evaluations will receive: 

  • A one-off $300 payment  
  • RACGP CPD hours (1.5 hours Education Activities and 1 hour Reviewing Performance)

Funding is limited so if you would like to receive a one-off GP payment of $300* to complete the training, register for a workshop now! May dates have been released and registrations are capped! 

Upcoming training dates (click links to register): 


Monday 17th April @ 7:00pm via zoom 

Friday 28th April @ 12:30pm via zoom  


Friday 5th May 

Monday 8th May @ 7:00pm via zoom 

Wednesday 10th May @ 7:00pm via zoom 

Monday 15th May @ 7:00pm via zoom 

Wednesday 17th May @ 7:00pm via zoom 

Monday 22nd May @ 7:00pm via zoom 

Wednesday 24th May @ 7:00pm via zoom 

Monday 29th May @ 7:00pm via zoom 


Friday 2nd June @ 12:30pm via zoom  

Further information can be found on the IAR-DST webpage . If you have any questions, please contact us

Looking forward to seeing you at the training!