Doctor Job Australia Resources for The International Medical Graduate
The process of becoming a registered doctor in Australia can be pretty arduous for local graduates.
It is even more difficult if you have undertaken your training in another country.
I have spent a lot of my career assisting doctors from other countries to successfully take up employment roles here in Australia.
I've compiled this page of resources to help you.
Dr Anthony Llewellyn
Medical Recruitment Companies
Links to Companies who work with International Medical Graduates
Links to College Pages about Specialist Assessment
* there are two Colleges which cover the area of General Practice in Australia
Area of Need Links
Links to where Specialists (including GPs) can find Area of Need Positions advertised. Note: in many cases the State Area of Need listings are not publicly available and you may have to look at the e-recruitment portals or go via a recruitment agent.
Specialist Demand in Australia
Overall in Australia there are many specialties which are in oversupply. However, for many of these specialties there remains under supply in regional and rural areas.
The Map My Health Careers Page (produced by NSW Health) gives you a picture of the context in Australia's most populous State.
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Some of the Services we offer that might be of assistance
- Ask questions about the registration process
- Ask questions about your CV
- Tips on where best to look for jobs
- Interview Preparation
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