Discover doctor jobs in the Northern Territory

Where adventure and career collide

We have permanent and locum doctor jobs in the Northern Territory. Make a difference in the outback, tending to close-knit and remote communities. On your days off explore the wide-open plains of the rich red outback, visit waterholes and national parks, and learn from a region steeped in ancient Aboriginal culture. This will be an adventure like nothing you've ever experienced. Are you ready?

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Explore the outback

Adventure into the expansive red-plains of the outback and visit Australia's heart of the desert; Uluru. A career in Northern Territory will see your days off (and on the job) packed with excitement.

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Experience Alice Springs

Watch the sunrise over the picture-perfect ranges, visit swimming holes, wander magnificent canyons and get lost in national parks. Alice Springs is the gateway to your next adventure.

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Learn ancient Aboriginal culture

Immerse yourself in Australia's oldest cultures amid spectacular landscapes, visit and work within remote Aboriginal communities. Forage for bush tucker and learn about ancient dream time stories.

Hot jobs in the Northern Territory

Specialist Consultant

General practice - indigenous health

  • Casuarina, Northern Territory AU
  • Locum
  • $2,200 per hour
  • 24 Jun 2024 ~ 05 Jul 2024
Looking for a new challenge and an opportunity that’s like no other in Australia?  This major primary health care service covers a huge range of health and community care services. From working with remote Aboriginal communities, to tropical health, to working in a major critical care and traum...

Specialist Consultant

Emergency medicine

  • Katherine, Northern Territory AU
  • Locum
  • $3,000 per day
  • NOW ~ 08 Jul 2024
The outback meets the tropics at this truly spectacular location. This 60-bed hospital is located in the Northern Territories (NT) and works closely with a service for emergency retrieval within the district and inter-hospital transfer. There are multiple services including Emergency and Medical....

Specialist Consultant


  • Tiwi, Northern Territory AU
  • Locum
  • $3,000 per day
  • NOW ~ 28 Jun 2024
This public hospital in Australia is located in a bustling city with a diverse population. The hospital is a major referral center for the Northern Territory and provides a wide range of services including emergency care, surgery, intensive care, and mental health services. The hospital has a str...
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Medrecruit is a medical recruitment agency with a difference. We make a difference in the lives of doctors by changing how medicine works and having a real-world impact on communities across Australia and New Zealand.

Medrecruit has the largest network of jobs in Australia and New Zealand, double the next largest agency. This provides you with the highest chance of getting the right role, and our scale provides you with a hiring advantage as many employers come to us exclusively before going to market.

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Since then Medrecruit has continued to advocate for, educate, and work towards better health and well-being for all healthcare professionals. Medrecruit is built for doctors, by doctors.

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Are doctors in demand in Australia?

Yes! There are permanent and locum positions nationwide for doctors. Doctors are in high demand in Australia for multiple reasons, the first is an excess of jobs available in rural and remote regions that need filling. The second is that Australia's ageing population is growing, creating a demand for more General Practitioners.