Find out everything you need to know about moving 'Down Under' in our 2024 IMG Guide

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New Zealand and Australia are renowned for offering exceptional work-life balance and if you're a doctor from the UK or Ireland - you're in high demand.

At Medrecruit, we have a team dedicated to assisting International Medical Graduates (IMGs). We're here to assist you every step of the way, providing a free service to help you achieve your lifestyle and career aspirations.

Find out everything you need to know in our 2024 IMG 'Down Under' Guide.

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With you every step of the way

Medrecruit is one of the leading international doctor recruitment agencies in Australasia.

Our free support service includes:

  • Determining eligibility
  • Assisting with your job search
  • Job application
  • Pay negotiation
  • Visa application and immigration process
  • Support with relocation + settling in
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New Zealand relocation package

Generous relocation packages are now available for those who are looking to stay for at least 12 months.

All junior & senior doctors can be offered the following:

  • One way economy flights for you to New Zealand and partner and children if accompanying
  • $10,000 towards shipping expenses
  • Four weeks of accommodation on arrival
  • Four weeks of hire car on arrival
  • Seniors have access to all of the above plus more for the right candidate
What's inside the IMG Job Market Report?
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What specialities are in demand?

Get to know which medical specialities are in demand in 2024 in different parts of Australia & New Zealand, and whether yours is one of them.

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Where is the work?

Learn about what relocation packages are on offer and not only where the work is at enviable locations across Australia and New Zealand, but where the highest paid regions are.

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What are doctors earning 'Down Under'?

Find out what doctors are earning in Australia and New Zealand in 2024, how much you could earn if you made the move, and how to maximise your hourly rate.

Hear what our doctors have to say
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Moving to AU/NZ
Dr Abdullah Khalid shares his experience of what it is like moving from London to rural NZ as a doctor.
Article by Bethany Rogers | 19 Jun 2021
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Moving to AU/NZ
Dr Hannah Todd moved to New Zealand as a paediatric doctor, this is her story.
Article by Julia | 22 Nov 2022
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Moving to AU/NZ
Dr Benjamin Alba made the move to New Zealand from the UK to live and work as a doctor. This is his story.
Article by Julia | 24 Nov 2022
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That elusive, beautiful unicorn of a concept called ‘Work-Life Balance’? Turns out it exists after all.

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Dr Nicky Anto , General Practitioner