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Queensland Basic Paediatric Training Network

The network applies to all doctors intending to commence their first or second year of basic paediatric training in Queensland.

The aim of the network is to improve access to training, broaden the clinical experience available to trainees, and increase the capacity for basic paediatric training across Queensland.

Trainees remain on the network for the duration of their basic training subject to ongoing satisfactory performance.


The network supports and promotes paediatric education and training activities, including the Paediatric clinical examination preparation program (PCEPP) for RACP paediatric clinical exam candidates.


The eligibility criteria for new applicants are:

Note: Australian citizens and permanent residents will be considered before applicants on working visas.

How to apply

Submit your application through the RMO online applicationLate applications are not accepted.

Key dates

Application period: Wednesday 7 June to Wednesday 5 July 2017


  • Monday 31 July 2017: Townsville
  • Tuesday 1 August 2017: Gold Coast
  • Wednesday 2 August 2017: Brisbane

Selection decision: by Friday 21 August 2017


Network Medical Director

Queensland Directors of Paediatric Education

Location Contact name Email
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Dr Nitin Kapur
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Dr David Levitt
Townsville Hospital Dr Vana Sabesan
Gold Coast Hospital Dr Pita Birch



Last updated: 29 November 2017