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Medical careers

Requirements to practise

Process and procedures for medical practitioners to register to work for Queensland Health.

Clinical career structure

Medical staff and practitioners looking for a new direction in their career can explore the different opportunities available.

Medical salaries

Attractive remuneration packages are provided for medical practitioners. Find information on related policies and wage rates.

Visiting Medical Officers

Visiting Medical Officers are a vital part of the Queensland public health system, providing speciality services across a number of disciplines.

Medical training opportunities

A wide range of educational and clinical training is provided to support doctors wanting to continue their professional development or medical education.

Medical indemnity

Medical indemnity is provided free to medical practitioners employed by Queensland Health.

Last updated: 15 April 2021

Private practice

Find out about private practice arrangements for senior medical staff.

Mandatory vaccination requirements

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles and are subject to mandatory vaccination requirements from 1 July 2016.