How to practise medicine in Australia
Follow the steps for international medical graduates to find, secure and start work as a doctor in Australia.
Finding a job
If you’re planning to work in Australia, you must first get a job in the right location.
Learn how to find a job before you apply for medical registration and a visa.
How to register
You will not be able to get a visa if you’re not eligible for medical registration in Australia.
Applying for a visa
Anyone seeking to work in Australia needs to apply for the right visa.
Learn about visas for international medical graduates.
Before starting work
Read about the steps to get ready for working as a doctor in Australia.
Becoming a permanent resident
Becoming a permanent resident means you can keep working in Australia. It also changes your status for Medicare billing. You will need to let Medicare know straight away.