South Queensland

The region

Stunning coastlines and hinterlands, quaint country communities, beautiful lakes and rivers, fantastic bushwalks and national parks; South Queensland is a diverse region with plenty to offer.

Starting at Bundaberg in the north, out to Charleville in the west and Gympie in the south, South Queensland region is a diverse region that provides relaxed country living, all while having bustling metropolises of the South-East just a stones throw away.

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Training in South Queensland

In the region there are over 50 RACGP and over 20 ACRRM accredited training posts, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and aged care training posts. Most sites have the added benefit of visiting specialists and allied health practitioners on a regular basis as well as the opportunity to participate in outreach services.

If you wish to become a rural generalist, the South Queensland Region offers a range of unique training opportunities:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Rural and remote health
  • Farming and agricultural health
  • Procedural obstetrics
  • Anaesthetics
  • Palliative care
  • Counselling
  • Sexual health
  • Women’s health
  • Retrieval medicine
  • Many more

Advance training terms can also be completed in a variety of specialities.

End to end support  for your GP training journey is provided by our supportive local operational and Medical Education team who have close relationships with all training posts, have been to the sites and will work with you to ensure you complete your fellowship. If you would like to know more, please email

*Note: Training in South East Queensland including the Sunshine Coast is managed by RACGP. For ACRRM, the Sunshine Coast region is included in northern and regional Queensland.

Rural placements

Community connection

Varied practice

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