Overseas & Migration

Medicare provider number as a Doctor in Australia - Everything you need to know

If you are going to be treating private patients in Australia, read the expert advice from our Regulatory team about how to get a Medicare provider number.

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The Government is taking control of foreign doctors’ placements - what you need to know!

The Australian government announced reductions of foreign GP visas by 200 per year over the next four years. Read our blog for all you need to know now!

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RACGP Specialist Pathway Program vs Specialist Recognition Program

From 3 September 2018, the RACGP’s Specialist Pathway Program (SPP) is being replaced by the Specialist Recognition Program (SRP). To be assessed under the current SPP arrangements, you must create a RACGP profile and pay the assessment fee by 31st August 2018. Read our blog for full details.

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Medicare Benefits Schedule changes – What you need to know

OMPs programs are changing for non-VR GPs. As part of the Stronger Rural Health Strategy announced in the 2018-19 Budget, the Government is reforming Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item fee arrangements. Find out what is changing and when.

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457 visa or TSS Subclass 482?

The Federal Government has made several changes to Australian work visas this year which can often be confusing and complex. This is a follow up to our blog posted 13 March 2018 about changes to the 457 working visa in Australia.

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Discover a vibrant new medical career in Australia

Seven UK and Irish doctors reveal why they made the life-changing move to Australia to advance their medical careers.

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Changes to the RACGP Specialist Pathway Program

The RACGP recently announced changes to their Specialist Pathway Program for General Practitioners moving to Australia.


Read on below for full details and to find out how we can help.

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How the Budget Affects Overseas Doctors

The recent federal budget offers an apparent windfall for the Australian taxpayer - a $400 million saving for the country thanks to a reduced intake of overseas doctors by 200 per annum.

The much-maligned overseas trained doctor makes an easy scapegoat, blamed for everything from costing too much to providing a lower standard of care, despite little evidence to support either claim.

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457 Visa Update For Doctors

Wavelength's in-house Regulatory and Migration team clarifies changes to Australia’s 457 Sponsorship Visa in March 2018.

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GP Careers in Australia

Wavelength has been assisting GPs with their careers in Australia for nearly 20 years. Read about Dr Ounnas's new life in Australia as a GP.

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