North Queensland

The region

From the dry tropics, world heritage national parks, the Great Barrier Reef, to the red dirt of the Outback, North Queensland offers a  laidback lifestyle with plenty to see and do.

The North Queensland region covers 210,765 square kilometres which includes towns of Ayr, Charters Towers, Ingham, Magnetic Island, Palm Island, Townsville, Cloncurry, Julia Creek, Karumba, Mornington Island, Mount Isa and Normanton.

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Mount Isa

Palm Island



Training in North Queensland

Registrars who train in North Queensland will experience some of the most unique and vast opportunities to gain medical knowledge and experience.

The variety of training opportunities include but is not limited to:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Retrieval Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Anaesthetics
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Rural Generalist
  • Public Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Mental Health
  • Surgical
  • Academia
  • Dermatology
  • Minor Surgery
  • Occupational Medicine (available in Mount Isa and surrounds in the rich mining industry)

You will be well supported for your end to end training journey by our friendly knowledgeable team whilst you undertake your chosen pathway in becoming a GP/Rural Generalist.

Please reach out so we discuss the opportunity in the North Queensland region further

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Outback adventure

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