Earn more, travel, or see your family and friends. We help New Zealand doctors make the move to live and work in Australia the land of opportunity. We make the whole process super fast and easy, so in the words of our favourite neighbours... "Why wouldn't ya?"
Our service is free for doctors and our team is experienced in helping you apply for APHRA registration. The process usually takes between six and eight weeks.
There are great locum rates on offer across Australia, give your savings a boost and do gratifying work in communities in need of your skills and expertise.
Travel the country or connect with your friends and family. Let us know where you want to go and we will find the roles to suit.
Australia is often voted as one of the top five countries to live in the world and it's not hard to see why! Australia is abundant with unique experiences and vibrant natural beauty, bustling metropolitans, and good working conditions. We have locum and permanent doctor jobs all over the country, have a look below, and decide where you would like your medical career to take you.
We have locum and permanent roles in New South Wales find out more about this region here.
We have locum and permanent roles in South Australia find out more about this region here.
We have locum and permanent roles in Queensland find out more about this region here.
We have locum and permanent roles in Western Australia find out more about this region here.
We have locum and permanent roles in the Australian Capital Territory find out more about this region here.
We have locum and permanent roles in the Northern Territory find out more about this region here.
We have locum and permanent roles in Tasmania find out more about this region here.
We have locum and permanent roles in Victoria find out more about this region here.
If you are registered with MCNZ we will be able to help you register for APHRA so you can live and work as a doctor in Australia. Our service is free for doctors and the process usually takes between six and eight weeks.
I LOVED Bunbury, in Western Australia....The town is just the most beautiful little place right on the coast with such great weather, there were lots of great beaches and the team were really nice.
There are roles available right across Australia. Where the work is depends on your experience and specialty. Many (though certainly not all) locum roles are in rural areas. Overseas-trained doctors are required to work in a rural area of need for a period of time.
Lots of doctors we work with love earning extra and exploring the country through locum and permanent placements. You can find out more about our current job listings on the job search page.
APRHA registered doctors have lots of opportunities to find permanent and locum work in Australia. Kiwi doctors can work in Australia – you'll need to gain APRHA registration, and we can assist you in this process. Doctors who gained their primary medical degree overseas are known as International Medical Graduates (IMGs). Ideally, you will have a few years' experience in a comparative health system (like in the UK or Ireland) under your belt. There are a few pathways to work in Australia but it's important to note that there are restrictions on where and how you can work.
Your registration number, a current CV and three references are the essentials of any job application. Other paperwork that's commonly required is:
What you'll need can vary slightly between Australian states and in New Zealand. Some states/locations also ask you complete an online training course (eMedical Courses). We're here to help guide you through the requirements and we'll give you a checklist detailing everything you need.
Nope! Our service is free for doctors. We're paid by hospitals and clinics for our services and are preferred suppliers in several states and areas. Because we have a huge network of doctors, we save clinics and hospitals time (and money) by taking the stress out of the hiring and credentialing process.
This depends on where you work – the hospital or clinic chooses how a doctor is paid. This will work one of three ways:
Your recruitment specialist can let you know which method you’ll be paid by for each job you undertake.
To work in Australia, you will need to get registered with AHPRA. If you are eligible for APHRA registration we will guide you through this process, give you helpful hints and tips to ensure it gets processed in this quickest time possible.
Travel and accommodation is provided in most cases, your Solution Specialist will be able to let you know if you are eligible.
Rates vary between the states. You can also earn higher rates for last-minute shifts, night shifts, or rural locations. Your Solution Specialist can work with you to find you the right job and location to achieve your renumeration goals.