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Twelve tempting reasons to complete your GP training in Stanthorpe

Contemplating locations for your GP training? Here are 12 compelling reasons you may want to consider Stanthorpe, a rural town in the heart of Queensland’s ‘Granite Belt Wine Country’. Stanthorpe-based GP Registrar, Dr Bailey Smith, shares her experience of living and working in the town known literally as the ‘coolest’ in Queensland. 1. Continuity of [...]

2017-09-25T09:55:39+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Rural Health|

Meet Dr Sue Page, rural GP extraordinaire

It wasn’t all that long ago that Dr Sue Page was named one of the top ten doctors in Australia to influence general practice. It’s not surprising given her career as a GP has been long and stellar, with a strong rural focus. “For me, general practice was an easy choice. I really liked the [...]

2017-08-02T11:58:45+00:00 July 28th, 2017|GP Interviews, Indigenous Health, Rural Health|

Preparation tips for your RTO MMIs

The time will soon be here for the next step in the AGPT application process: your RTO Multiple Mini Interviews (RTO MMIs). While they may seem a little daunting, these interviews are an important way to find out more about you and your desire to become a GP. In this article, John de Vries, GPTQ’s Acting [...]

2017-07-19T10:13:25+00:00 July 19th, 2017|AGPT Applications, AGPT Selections|

Goondiwindi GPs reap the good life

The country town of Goondiwindi sprawls about 300 kilometres south-west of Brisbane, inland on the border of NSW and Queensland. Surrounded by farmland and the Macintyre River, the agricultural district houses a population of about 11,000 people. Boasting all the amenities one could wish for, it’s rich on lifestyle but low on the drawbacks of city life. [...]

2017-07-17T12:30:27+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Rural Health, Where can I practice as a GP|

Kingaroy

With a population of around 10,000, Kingaroy offers a peaceful alternative to busier centres while providing most of the facilities you’ll need to live comfortably and safely in a country setting. Its exceptional shopping, sporting and cultural opportunities, combined with a young, vibrant population and prime South Burnett location, make it a promising choice for aspiring GPs.

2017-07-17T12:01:46+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Rural Health, Where can I practice as a GP|