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Changes to the ACRRM Specialist Pathway

As of the 24th November 2020 ACCRM have advised of changes to the ACRRM Specialist Pathway. A revised Specialist Pathway Guide has been published and a revised Application form. The most significant changes are: Codified list revision – removal of South Africa qualification M Prax Med and the addition of FCFP Assessment criteria revision A…

What keeps IMGs in rural areas after their 10-year moratorium?

For international medical graduates (IMGs) settling in Australia, there is a major hurdle to jump: the Federal Government’s moratorium, which requires living and working in rural or remote areas for up to 10 years. As Australia wrestles with persistent doctor shortages outside major cities, newsGP talks to three overseas-trained GPs who stayed on. Practice principal For Dr…

GPs – the silent voice within the community

“GPs are this silent voice: we are in the community, we are the eyes and the ears of the community when these things happen and yet we’re not linked in to what happens.” Australians are all too familiar with the sudden threat of natural disaster. With a broad range of landscapes and weather patterns within…

Coronavirus: Desperately seeking people willing to risk lives to save others

2:22PM JULY 31, 2020 BY CAROLINE OVERINGTON ASSOCIATE EDITOR – THE AUSTRALIAN “Urgently seeking frontline her­oes!” “User-friendly app — pick up shifts with a click of the button!” “Join the fight against COVID-19!” Such is the language employed by recruitment agencies across Australia as they desperately seek to fill thousands of jobs in aged-care centres…

Welcome to Working as a Medical Practitioner in Australia’

We are often asked for advice and guidance by our overseas doctors as to how best prepare for joining the Australian medical workforce. One course we can recommend that we have received positive feedback from our doctors is the ACEM training course ‘Welcome to Working as a Medical Practitioner in Australia’. The course can be…

Top 20 most-needed roles in Australia

The job market has been through big upheavals in 2020 – and that’s impacted which industries have the most demand for new workers. Huge pressure on the healthcare system and a growth in parcel delivery during COVID-19 are two key factors shaping the most-needed roles in Australia right now. Here’s a snapshot of the top…