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Explore our Tasmanian training region.



Explore our Tasmanian training region.


Education > Explore a GP career > Training regions > Tasmania training region
Last updated 8 February 2024


Tasmania is a captivating and diverse region of awe-inspiring scenery, exotic wildlife and rich history, combining adventure with tranquility. One of the world’s largest islands, it is also known for having the cleanest air on the planet.

The entire state of Tasmania is classified as rural for GP training purposes. This means that GPs in Tasmania can enjoy some of the benefits of a rural pathway while also having access to bustling cultural centers, like Hobart, Launceston, and Devonport.

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South Tasmania

Aptly named as the “edge of the world”, South Tasmania is a region of wild, diverse beauty. Its natural wonders include sea cliffs, rare rock formations, calm rivers, glacial lakes and alpine highlands.

Enjoy the best of the Tasmanian capital, Hobart, has to offer while growing your GP career. Here you can find a spectacular waterfront, quaint galleries and boutiques in the historic Georgian warehouses, and the ever-popular Salamanca market.

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North West Tasmania

The North West Tasmania region covers Devonport, Tamar Valley, and the Cradle Mountain National Park. Besides having the world’s cleanest air, the region offers a thriving culinary scene, world-heritage wilderness, unbeatable pristine beaches and the nation’s richest agricultural soil. In North West Tasmania, GPs in training have the opportunity to develop their skills in some of Tasmania’s most beautiful rural locations with pathways for rural practice.

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North Tasmania

The North Tasmania region is an oasis of nourished farmland and rugged wilderness. Its much-admired fresh produce includes truffles, seafood and velvety wines. This cool climate region offers a slice of adventure near the city. Living and training in rural towns in the north of Tasmania gives GPs a chance to develop skills in a range of special interest areas such as obstetrics or emergency care while getting to enjoy the pristine forests and close amenities.

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