Doctor jobs in Australia

Experience new challenges and job flexibility in Australia

Thinking of working as a doctor in Australia? We offer a wide range of locum and permanent positions in every corner of this diverse country, from bustling city centres to rural and remote areas. Our team is dedicated to providing you the support you need to secure the best roles and with our extensive network doctor jobs and in-depth knowledge of the industry, we can help you find your dream job in Australia.

We have locum and permanent roles all over Australia

Australia is often voted as one of the top five countries to live in the world and it's not hard to see why! Immerse yourself in a land brimming with extraordinary experiences, awe-inspiring natural beauty, dynamic cities, and excellent working conditions; take a closer look at these diverse regions below.

Keep work and life in balance.
Doctor's lifestyle in Australia
Experience a land of opportunity.

Find a job that inspires you. Work as a locum in Australia and choose from a vast number of roles across different specialties. Live in a different state or enjoy a slower pace of life in a smaller town. Broaden your experience and knowledge while increasing your networks.

Doctors in Australian communities
Make more, give more.

Grow your wealth through locuming. Work in different roles to maximise your income, or boost your savings for retirement. You could also help make a difference. Give back by working in communities in need of your skills and expertise.

Locum doctors in Australia
Work how you want.

Make the rules. Determine how and when you want to work, and we can help find a role that suits. Have flexibility to enjoy life beyond work. Be with your family, follow your passions; travel. Make life interesting.

Hot job opportunities


Surgery - general

  • Pialba, Queensland AU
  • Locum
  • $1,158 per hour
  • 11 Dec 2023 ~ 19 Jan 2024
This 209-bed hospital is an acute facility on the Fraser Coast in Queensland (QLD) and delivers a comprehensive range of health care services, including: Acute inpatient and outpatient services Community health Oral health Community mental health services Location Information This city is an aq...

Specialist Consultant


  • Douglas, Queensland AU
  • Locum
  • $4,500 per day
  • NOW ~ 31 Jul 2024
This is a 580-bed public tertiary referral hospital located in a city on the north-eastern coast, 350 km south of Cairns. Location Information The nearest airport is 4.5 km away which is serviced by daily, hour long flights from Cairns and 2 hour long flights from Brisbane. This is a major gat...

Specialist Consultant


  • Deloraine, Tasmania AU
  • Locum
  • $425 per hour
  • 02 Jan 2024 ~ 25 Jan 2024
Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Australia, the medical facility in question is a renowned institution that provides comprehensive healthcare services. This facility is part of the Ashley Youth Detention Centre, a secure environment for young people who are remanded or sentenced by th...

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