The Medical Board of Australia (MBA) is responsible for regulating medical practitioners practising in Australia. All doctors must be registered with the MBA. There are different types of registration to match different levels of training and experience. More information about the types of registration is available here.
If you’re an International Medical Graduate (IMG) seeking registration to practise medicine in Australia, your knowledge and clinical skills will need to be assessed through one of the following registration pathways:
To identify your pathway, it is important to check
- If your training is recognised by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) and the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS).
- If your specialist qualification is recognized by RACGP (check qualifications listed on PEP Specialist Stream website).
For recruitment advice and assistance, you can contact your Rural Workforce Agency
in the Australian state you are interested in working in. They can help you navigate through a complex international recruitment process and will provide advice on any Commonwealth-funded program relevant to you, such as 3GA programs.