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General employment conditions

Terms of appointment

See term dates for the current intake year.

Queensland Health interns are required to undertake a paid intern orientation program prior to the beginning of the first term. Please contact the individual facilities for duration and dates for Orientation.

Certified agreement (MOCA 5)

Interns' employment conditions are covered under the Medical Officers' (Queensland Health) certified agreement (No. 5) 2018 (known as MOCA5).

It covers:

  • Wages and salary
  • Industrial relations
  • Other employment conditions such as hours of work, allowances and overtime.

Find additional information about wage rates.

Recruiting hospitals

Should you wish to discuss any employment conditions specific to a particular internship hospital, please contact the hospital recruitment teams directly.

Last updated: 1 September 2020