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Do IMGs have to Work in Rural Australia?

POSTED ON 21-01-2021

Work location is one of the less difficult aspects when it comes to IMGs working in Australia. But do IMGs have to work in rural Australia?... However, rumours that international doctors can only... Read More

Quick Summary of Pathways to Registration in Australia

POSTED ON 11-01-2021

Explore the different pathways available for International Medical Graduates to get registered in Australia. As an overseas Doctor seeking registration to practice medicine in Australia, you need to... Read More

How do 19AA and 19AB work? Are there exemptions?

POSTED ON 07-01-2021

19AA section involves Non-Vocationally Registered (VR) Australian Permanent resident or citizen to be registered on a recognized 3GA program to gain access to Medicare benefits prior to commencing... Read More

Recognized Workforce Training Programs to Satisfy 19AA | 3GA Programs

POSTED ON 30-12-2020

After the introduction of Section 19AA, to get a Medicare Provider Number doctors must be recognized as a General Practitioner—which means doctors who are not Vocationally Registered, should gain... Read More

General Practice Fellowships in Australia

POSTED ON 18-12-2020

There are various pathways to being recognized as a General Practitioner in Australia. Each GP Training program have their specific eligibility criteria. As an applicant, you need to self-review your... Read More

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How to become a Locum Doctor in Australia?

Often Locum positions request the candidate to have a provider number—a unique number you can get if you are an eligible health professional recognized for Medicare services. Locums in private practice including General Practice must have a Provider Number since you will not be able to charge patients Medicare fees for the services provided—therefore the locum role wouldn’t be viable.

5 Reasons to work as a Locum Doctor

While having the advantage of meeting many new people, grow their professional network, and work with a diverse range of patients, Locum Doctors can earn a much better income since locum work generally pays well. As a Doctor struggling to build up their bank account and lead a financially stable life or trying to pay off student medical debts, working part-time ass a locum doctor can be very helpful to earn an extra income.

How Much Can a Locum Doctor Earn in Australia?

Moreover, doctors working in the private sector are usually salaried considerably higher than those in the public sector. However, in Australia the salaries of locum doctors within the public sector are governed by several frameworks and policies in place. Take a look at these example policies —the NSW Junior Doctor Rates Policy and the QLD Health Locum arrangements and conditions.

General Practice Fellowships in Australia

There are various pathways to being recognized as a General Practitioner in Australia. Each GP Training program have their specific eligibility criteria. As an applicant, you need to self-review your individual eligibility for each GP Training Program.

Quick Summary of Pathways to Registration in Australia

Explore the different pathways available for International Medical Graduates to get registered in Australia. As an overseas Doctor seeking registration to practice medicine in Australia, you need to provide evidence of eligibility to undertake..

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