Queensland


View training regions to guide your term placement choices.

Queensland


View training regions to guide your term placement choices.
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Queensland
Queensland offers an inspiring array of landscapes and opportunities to further your GP career. With renowned beaches, mountains, and the Australian outback, this colorful state offers stunning natural beauty and unforgettable potential training posts.

Queensland provides GPs with unique opportunities to gain medical knowledge and experiences across Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, public health, obstetrics, retrieval medicine, mental health, sexual health, minor surgery, and occupational medicine.

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Far North Queensland

Far North QLD region stretches north to the Torres Strait and west to the Gulf Country. This laid-back tropical region is surrounded by world heritage-listed rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.

GPs in training have the opportunity to sub-specialise in infectious diseases, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, diabetes, tuberculosis, women’s health and sexual health.

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North Queensland

North QLD is a spectacular tropical region where the rainforests and the reef meet. This region provides registrars with a chance to further their medical knowledge  while experiencing beautiful landscapes and rich Aboriginal culture.

Registrars have opportunities to further their careers in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, minor surgery, tropical medicine, procedural obstetrics, anaesthetics, counselling, sexual health and women’s health.

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Central Queensland

Central QLD region is a coastal area extending from the Capricorn Coast to the Central Highlands, the Bowen Basin Coalfields and the Queensland border. It is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.

There are many training and career opportunities across Central Queensland, including 11 main placement sites, six hospitals within the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service, and rural outpatient clinics in remote locations.

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South Queensland

South QLD region is the place of fresh country air, local produce, award-winning wines and friendly communities. This diverse region is filled with mountain ranges, plains, lakes, rivers and national parks.

Registrars working in the south region have unique opportunities to take part in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, or connect with the Royal Flying Doctor Service which has its base in southern Queensland.

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South Eastern Queensland

Follow a rural or general pathway in South Eastern Queensland. Experience rural medicine in the Darling Downs and West Moreton districts, enjoy an ocean swim before your workday on the Gold Coast or discover Brisbane’s trendy food scene after a busy day in Brisbane South or Brisbane North. 

This region offers a diversity of outdoor lifestyles, cosmopolitan vibes and, more importantly, a breadth of medical experience. Training sites offer broad areas of special interest and indigenous health.

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