10th October 2018 | Uncategorized
A report in the Times (here but subscription required) says that Australia is planning to restrict migrants so that they can’t live / work in Melbourne and Sydney. It will be a condition of entry that migrants must live and work where they are told to go for their first years. However, this will not affect migrants who have been sponsored by particular employers and who need to live & work where their employers are located. So, it looks like this won’t apply to GPs
28th June 2018 | Uncategorized
The new visa system (see blog post and this post) has brought into focus the issues around getting PR (permanent residency) in Australia. It used to be that the simplest & quickest way was via the Skilled Independent Visa 189 (points tested) system. However, recently this has become more difficult – anecdotally, we’ve heard that you need to have 75 points in order to be in with a chance of being invited to apply (GPs can get 65 / 70 points but it is hard to get more without...
25th June 2018 | Uncategorized
The Australian Department of Health and Ageing has sent out a bulletin highlighting potential skilled migration list changes. GPs are not on this “potential changes list”, so they should remain on the Medium and Long Term Shortage Occupation List (MLTSOL) through to at least January 2019. I.E. GPs should still be able to get 4 year / renewable visas with the option to apply for PR. However, the DoHA can change these lists whenever they want to but it is unlikely that they will...
21st June 2018 | Uncategorized
We’ve added some new vacancies today: Melbourne city area (open to UK GPs – rotate between different practices every 6 months Williams Landing – full time vacancy in a new practice being run by experience team South Brisbane – part of a local group of practices, about 30km south of the CBD Rural NSW – Lovely town 4.5 hours from Sydney. Great opportunity to become a partner. Varied workload and friendly place
18th June 2018 | Uncategorized
The RACGP is changing the way they process GP applications. This is being implemented from August 31st – any applications submitted before then must be substantially complete by that date (and fully complete in terms of documentation by Sep 14th). Applications for the new system will be accepted from Sept 3rd Below is a copy of the email being sent to doctors by the RACGP who have begun the application process. Please see our notes below about applicants who have yet to apply. Dear...
7th June 2018 | Uncategorized
New vacancies for June 2018 1) north of Brisbane. 2) Rockingham, south of Perth. 3) Rural Victoria (3hrs from Melbourne) All three are privately owned, busy practices with high earnings potential Plus, a new practice opening in Williams Landing, west of Melbourne, early in 2019
4th April 2018 | Uncategorized
We’ve got some new vacancies in April in both Melbourne and Sydney: Melbourne: Deer Park area, north west of the city centre Williams Landing. This is due west of the city centre. Please ring (07950 029647) or email ([email protected]) for more details Sydney: 2 new practices to the west of the city. Locations not yet confirmed but the practice owners are experienced and well respected. Please ring (07950 029647) or email ([email protected]) for more details
Visa Application Information – TSS – 482 Visa The new Visa system for GPs going to work in Australia came into force on March 18 2018 The below information is general information and does not constitute formal migration advice. It may be helpful to use a registered migration agent for advice on any issues you may have applying for your visa. Please contact us if you would like the details of our recommended registered migration agent. (N.B. This will be particularly useful if you and...
7th December 2017 | Registration with the AMC and / or RACGP
The RACGP has recently published their consultation on Skilled Migration Occupation Lists (the jargon term for which type of skilled person is eligible for an Australian work visas). They’ve asked that overseas-trained GPs be taken off the medium and long term shortage list (MLTSSL) – from January 2018. (The MLTSSL is the “best” list to be on as it gives access to both long term work visas and the option of Permanent Residency. The other list, the short-term shortage occupation list...