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Key dates

Campaign dates

Key dates for the intern recruitment campaign are listed below, you can also download a printable version of the campaign dates (PDF 92 kB).

Applications

DateCampaignEvent
Tuesday 2 March 2021
9am (AEST)
Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway Applications open
Tuesday 16 March 2021
4pm (AEST)
Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway Applications close
Tuesday 4 May 2021
9am (AEST)
General intern campaign Applications open
Thursday 3 June 2021
3pm (AEST)
General intern campaign Applications close
Friday 11 June 2021
4pm (AEST)
General intern campaign
(Applicant group A)
Supporting documentation submission due

Please refer to the Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway website for pathway information, key dates and eligibility.

Group A applicants who are eligble to apply under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander intern allocation initiative, special consideration or joint ticket have until 4pm (AEST) Friday 11 June 2021 to provide the required supporting documentation. For more information, reivew the Application guide.

Round 1 Offers: Applicant Group A

DateWhoEvent
Monday 5 July 2021 Review Committee Review committee meeting held to consider special considerations, joint tickets and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander intern allocation initiative.
Monday 12 July 2021 General Intern Campaign Offers released via email to all 'Applicant group A' and Rural Generalist applicants ONLY.
Wednesday 14 July 2021 General Intern Campaign General Intern applicants accept / decline or tentatively accept offers from individual hospitals via the online application system.
Friday 16 July 2021 General Intern applicants and Group A rural candidates who have 'tentatively accepted' an offer

Roll-back process

Applicants provided with a higher preference will be contacted by phone during the roll-back process.

  • Applicants must accept or decline the offer whilst on the phone - no further offers will be made.
  • Applicants are then sent a confirmation email and have until 2pm (AEST) to formally accept the offer via the online application system.

Applicants NOT provided a higher preference offer.

  • If you are NOT contacted by phone during roll-back process, you must accept or decline the original offer by 2pm (AEST)

Round 2 Offers: Applicant Groups B-D

DateWhoEvent
Friday 16 to Sunday 18 July 2021 Applicant groups B, C and D

Re-preference Round:

  • Position status report will show automatic updates of locations/number of positions available to 'Applicant groups B-D'.
  • 'Applicant groups B-D' have the option to make changes to their hospital preferences online.
Between Wednesday 21 July and Tuesday 27 July 2021 Queensland Health Hospitals Hospitals contact their list of successful Applicant group B-D and verbally make an offer.
Wednesday 28 July 2021 General intern campaign All offers are formally released through the online application system.
Friday 30 July 2021
4pm (AEST)
Applicant groups B, C & D Applicants have until 4pm (AEST) to accept or decline offers from individual hospitals via the online application system.

Open Round: Remaining applicants

DateWhoEvent
From Monday 16 August 2021 Remaining applicants

Hospitals contact successful applicants and verbally make an offer.

  • Offers are formally released through the online application system.
  • Applicants have 48 hours from the date of offer to accept or decline offers via the online application system.

Late vacancy management process (LVMP)

DateWhoEvent
From Monday 29 November 2021 Remaining applicants

National Data Manager will contact applicants who are yet to receive an intern offer and request confirmation that they wish to participate in this national process.

Hospitals contact applicants from the LVMP list and verbally make an offer.

  • Offers are formally released through the online application system.
  • Applicants have 48 hours from the date of offer to accept or decline offers via the online application system.

Term dates

2022 term dates

The 2022 intern employment year will run for 52 weeks from Monday 24 January 2022 to Sunday 22 January 2023.

Queensland Health interns are required to undertake a paid intern orientation program prior to the start of the official hospital year. Please contact the individual facilities for duration and dates for orientation.

TermFromToDuration
1 24 January 2022 2 April 2022 10 weeks
2 4 April 2022 12 June 2022 10 weeks
3 13 June 2022 21 August 2022 10 weeks
4 22 August 2022 30 October 2022 10 weeks
5 31 October 2022 22 January 2023 12 weeks

Download a printable version of the 2022 term dates (PDF 96 kB).

2021 term dates

The 2021 intern employment year will run for 53 weeks from Monday 18 January 2021 to Sunday 23 January 2022.

TermFromToDuration
1 18 January 2021 11 April 2021 12 weeks
2 12 April 2021 20 June 2021 10 weeks
3 21 June 2021 29 August 2021 10 weeks
4 30 August 2021 7 November 2021 10 weeks
5 8 November 2021 23 January 2022 11 weeks

Download a printable version of the 2021 term dates (PDF 72 kB).

Last updated: 10 February 2021