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Queensland Basic Paediatric Training Network

The network provides centralised recruitment, selection and allocation for 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 and in Darwin.

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 6 June to Wednesday 4 July 2018


  • Wednesday 25 July 2018: Gold Coast
  • Thursday 26 July 2018: Brisbane
  • Saturday 28 July 2018: Townsville
  • Tuesday 31 July 2018: Brisbane

Selection decision: by Friday 17 August 2018


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 Tung Vu



Last updated: 27 November 2018