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With our extensive network of public and private practices across metro, coastal, rural and regional areas, you can access the widest range of GP locum jobs and permanent General Practitioner jobs. Whether you want to join an established general practice looking for a new GP, secure a lucrative GP job in a private practice, take up a General Practitioner job in the Emergency Department of a larger hospital or even run an entire hospital in a remote community, the choice is yours.

If you’re looking for more flexibility, why not consider a GP locum contract? With placements ranging from a week to six months and with accommodation and travel included, locum GP jobs could have you start your most rewarding career journey yet. We also have GP job opportunities in rural and remote Australia if you'd like to contribute to improving the health of communities in Aboriginal Medical Services (AMS). You could also supplement or maximise your income by choosing to do General Practitioner Telehealth consultations on the side.

Whatever your General Practice career aspirations are, our GP recruitment consultants will get to know you personally and go above and beyond in finding you the General Practitioner jobs best suited to your career, lifestyle and interests.

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What is the average salary for GP jobs?

General Practitioner jobs in Australia can earn the following:

  • Permanent GP jobs: earn a salary of approx. $200,000 to $300,000 per year. However, earning capacity varies greatly from role to role.

  • Other medical practices offer General Practitioners a % of billings

  • GP Locum rates range from $1,200 to $3,000 per day on average and depend on the level of experience, the location, and the length of locum contract. Most GP Locum jobs also include accommodation and travel (typically for locum jobs outside metro areas).

 

What Subspecialties of General Practice do we recruit for?

In addition to General Family Medicine, we provide exclusive access to the best General Practitioner Jobs, both locum and permanent GP job vacancies, in the following areas:

Corporate Health GP, Anaesthetics GP, Procedural Obstetrics Correctional Health
GP, Emergency Medicine Sexual Health Family Planning GP, Minor surgery
Indigenous Medicine
(Aboriginal
Medical Services)
     

 

What qualifications do you need for a GP job in Australia and New Zealand?

Our regulatory and migration team has compiled a list of qualifications required for GPs to work in Australia and New Zealand here.

Once you register and start your General Practitioner job search with us, take advantage of our in-house migration team expertise to help you discover the best pathway to finding your dream GP job in Australia or New Zealand.

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Dr Sejal Mishra
General Practitioner

The level of individual support and attention given to me by the Wavelength team always makes me feel as though I am their only Client; knowing very well that isn't the case. They are all very dedicated and take the greatest pride in their work. With all of them looking out for my best interests, I have had the best support in my job search. All I can say to them is a big Thank you!

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Wavelength understands the sort of jobs I want to do, and they find me plenty of good roles. The last few years working with Wavelength have been the most professionally rewarding part of my career, I'm really enjoying it.

Dr Charles Lee
General Practitioner
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General Practice, GP Obstetrics General Practitioner Broome , WA, Australia Immediate $2,161 per day Apply

GP Obs - Broome, WA,

Escape the city for outback adventures and the wilderness. Busy hospital in WA is looking for a locum GP Obstetrician.

Duration: Various blocks
Conditions: Dates:
Mon 4th Jan to Mon 1st Feb
Mon 18th Jan to Sun 7th Feb
Mon 29th Mar to Mon 19th April
Fri 2nd July to Mon 19th July
Fri 24th Sept to Mon 11th Oct

My client is a rural and remote hospital looking for a Senior Medical Officer Obstetrics. The SMO Obstetrician will hold FRACGP or FACCRM and will have several years experience of emergency medicine, preferably in rural and remote hospitals in Australia
Credentials: Must hold FRACGP or FACCRM as well as a JCCA. You must either be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or on a 457 Temporary Work Visa.
Job ID: J106682
Contact Priscilla Haley on +61 2 8353 9043 or email phaley@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Sydney, NSW, Australia Immediate $180 per hour Apply

Locum GP – Eastern Suburbs Sydney, NSW

Work as a General Practitioner in the beautiful Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, NSW in a new practice, allowing you to pave your own success

Duration: Ongoing
Conditions: Dates:
ASAP – Ongoing (Tues/Wed/Fri/Sat)

You will be working as the sole GP being well supported by a proactive nurse, receptionist, practice manager and managing director, ensuring you have everything you need to succeed in your new role. You will be working on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday hours are 8am until 5pm and Saturdays are 10am until 4pm. Patients are booked in 15 minute appointments and clinic software is Best Practice.
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J109039
Contact Rachel Battersby on +61 2 8353 9006 or email rbattersby@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Melbourne, VIC, Australia Immediate $140 per hour Apply

A bulk billing clinic in South East Melbourne are in need of a locum GP over the coming months.

You will be working along side another GP with support provided by a registered nurse.

Duration: 4-6 months minimum
Conditions: Dates:
Mid Feb – start
4-6 months minimum

Flexible hours. You will be seeing 5 patients on average. 12 min intervals. You will be working alongside 1 nurse (4 days), and 1 other GP each day, 2 admin. The practice has 1 treatment rooms, 3 consult, located in shopping centre. Best Practice is used.
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J108778
Contact Rachel Battersby on +61 2 8353 9006 or email rbattersby@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Perth, WA, Australia Immediate $150 per hour Apply

GP - Esperance, WA

This lovely community practice is in need of a locum over the coming months.

Duration: Multiple blocks available
Conditions: Dates:
ASAP – 31 July (or dates within)
6-31 December (or dates within)

Accommodation, travel and car will be provided
This lovely community practice is in need of a locum over the coming months. This mixed billing clinic is open on weekdays 8am – 5pm, some weekend short shifts by negotiation. No oncall requirements. You will be seeing 4 patients per hour. Accommodation and a car will be provided and travel will be reimbursed. You will be working alongside a GP and a GP Registrar, 1 practice manager, reception, and nurses. The practice has 5 consulting rooms and 2 treatment rooms. Best Practice is used.
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J109001
Contact Charlie Hellmundt on +61 2 8353 9000 or email chellmundt@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Taree, NSW, Australia Immediate $130 per hour Apply

Locum GP - Taree, NSW

Head to Taree, a short drive from the beautiful beaches at Old Bar and dolphins at Forster!

Duration: 3 - 6 months
Conditions: Dates:
Asap – onwards (3-6 months min)

Monday to Friday
Must live locally, no travel provided
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J109036
Contact Rachel Battersby on +61 2 8353 9006 or email rbattersby@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Lambton, NSW, Australia Immediate $150 per hour Apply

Locum GP - Lambton, NSW

A modern, private billing clinic just outside Newcastle in the Hunter Valley region of NSW - is looking for locum cover over the coming months.

Duration: Various shifts
Conditions: Dates: School holidays
6-16 April
28 June to 9 July
20 Sep to 1 Oct
20 Dec to 28 Jan


Accommodation/car/travel will be provided. You will be working at a Private billing clinic and working alongside 16 GPs and 6 Nurses. The practice has 14 Consulting rooms and 2 Nurse Rooms. You will be seeing 4 patients per hour.
Best Practice Software is used.
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J108676
Contact Charlie Hellmundt on +61 2 8353 9000 or email chellmundt@wave.com.au
Anaesthetics - General, GP Anaesthetics General Practitioner Kingaroy , QLD, Australia Immediate $2,100 per day Apply

Locum SMO GP Anaesthetics opportunity in a coastal region!

Enjoy the tropical climate, where summers are hot and the rest of the year is sunny, crisp and clear!

Duration: 1 week
Conditions: Dates:
• 17 May ongoing

My client is a rural and remote hospital looking for a Senior Medical Officer Anaesthetics. Accommodation is provided by the client and the rate offered by the client is $1850 per day. Please email suitable candidates CV along with two current Referee Reports.
For further in
Credentials: FRACGP, unrestricted full registration with AHPRA and current ALS or equivalent. You must also either be a permanent resident or citizen of Australia, a New Zealand citizen, or on a 457 Temporary Work Visa.
Job ID: J111298
Contact Priscilla Haley on +61 2 8353 9043 or email phaley@wave.com.au
Anaesthetics - General, GP Anaesthetics General Practitioner, SMO Carnarvon , WA, Australia Immediate $2,200 per day or 13% of billings, whichever is greater. Apply

Experienced GP Anaesthetic required for northern WA

Escape the city and head to the famous Kimberley region!

Duration: Multiple blocks available
Conditions: Dates:
24 May to 6 June
14 June to 11 July
26 July to 16 August
30 August to 13 September
27 September to 18 October

My client is a rural and remote hospital looking for a Senior Medical Officer Anaesthetist. The SMO Anaesthetist will hold FRACGP or FACCRM as well as a JCCA and will have several years? experience of emergency medicine, preferably in rural and remote hospit
Credentials: WACHS credentialling required.
You must either be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or on a 457 Temporary Work Visa
Job ID: J111380
Contact Priscilla Haley on +61 2 8353 9043 or email phaley@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Emerald Lakes, QLD, Australia Immediate $150 per hour Apply

Locum GP - Emerald Lakes, QLD

This clinic is located within 5km of Broadbeach in the heart of the Gold Coast and within easy reach of a wide array of shopping, dining and entertainment facilities.

Duration: 27 May - 16 August
Conditions: Dates:
27 May - 16 August
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J111898
Contact Charlie Hellmundt on +61 2 8353 9000 or email chellmundt@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Tarneit, QLD, Australia Immediate $160 per hour Apply

Locum GP - Tarneit, VIC

With this town's close proximity to Victoria's largest regional centre, Geelong, this is the perfect opportunity for you to just unwind and enjoy picturesque views of stunning beaches.

Duration: ASAP - Ongoing
Conditions: Date:
ASAP - Ongoing

You will be working in a Bulk Billing clinic from 9am - 8pm Monday - Friday, 9am - 3pm weekends but will consider staying open later on weekdays and weekends. Will consider any length locum, a few weeks or a few months. Flexible with part of full time. 10 minute appointments but you may tailor it. You will be working alongside a nurse 5 days a week, admin team. Allied Health - Chiro, Physio, Dietician, Pathology are on site. Pharmacy next door. Best Practice is used.
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J111901
Contact Charlie Hellmundt on +61 2 8353 9000 or email chellmundt@wave.com.au