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Find the right position for you
If you already have Australian medical registration and are looking for something new visit our job board for current GP jobs. Or you can register today for a confidential chat with one of our medical recruitment specialists.

Permanent Residency and General Practice

Gaining permanent residency and Australian citizenship is a goal for most international medical graduates who migrate to Australia. However, these statuses can restrict the locations you are eligible to work in as a doctor.
The key restriction is:
General Practitioners with permanent residency who only hold limited or general registration will need to be accepted on to a 3GA program such as the ‘More Doctors for Rural Australia Program (MDRAP). These programs are generally not available in non-DPA areas such as large cities. Contact us for more information.

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International Medical Graduates

Make the move to work in Australia as a Doctor.
We have put together two useful guides to help you understand the pathways to medical registration for IMGs. Contact us if you are looking to work in Australia and need assistance.

Standard Pathway

The standard pathway is suitable for most overseas medical graduates seeking to work in Australian General Practice.
*Our guide includes information on:

  • Verifying Your Qualifications
  • Mandatory Medical Examinations
  • Applying For Medical Registration
  • Immigration
  • Preparing For Work In General Practice

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Competent Authority Pathway

The competent authority pathway is suitable for overseas medical graduates who hold certain recognised medical registrations with the UK, New Zealand, Ireland or Canada.
*Our guide includes information on:

  • Recognised Competent Authorities
  • Verifying Your Qualifications
  • Applying For Medical Registration
  • Immigration
  • Preparing For Work In General Practice

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*Your personal circumstances will impact the pathway and duration of the process, so we recommend using these as guides only. They do not replace information provided to you by the involved Government Departments and Medical Boards within Australia.

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