Learn how to work as a doctor in Australia
Discover what you need to do before you can get a job, where you can work and what services you can charge for.
Search the Health Workforce Locator
Find out what areas of Australia need more doctors by searching the Health Workforce Locator.
Get help with finding a job
Learn how to find, secure and start a job as a doctor in Australia.
Learn about Medicare and billing restrictions
Find out how Australia’s health system works, what Medicare is and what restrictions there are on billing patients.
Health Workforce Locator
Use our workforce locator map to check the geographical classification of any location in Australia. The map can tell you if a location is classified as city, rural or remote. It identifies areas that need more doctors.
Distribution Priority Area (DPA) update
Changes to the Distribution Priority Area (DPA) classification apply from 1 January 2022.
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International medical graduates
Learn what you need to do to work in Australia, where you can work and what restrictions there are on billing patients.
Employers of international medical graduates
Discover how you can sponsor, hire and support an international medical graduate.