Applicant Eligibility Categories

Please be aware that these applicant eligibility categories are in the order of selection (starting at a. through to g.) The number of Intern places in the Northern Territory are limited and therefore are very competitive.

To be eligible as an Intern applicant in the Northern Territory you must not have completed a medical Internship previously.

If you have completed an internship previously (overseas) please go to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Website for more information. http://www.medicalboard.gov.au/Registration/International-Medical-Graduates.aspx

If you are currently working through any of the assessment pathways to registration as an International Medical Graduate with the Australian Medical Council (AMC) please apply for employment through the Northern Territory Resident Medical Officer (RMO) application process. For any enquiries regarding how to apply for these positions please email HospitalDoctors.THS@nt.gov.au with your enquiry.

The applicant eligibility categories in order of selection for Internship in the Northern Territory are:

 

a. NT Bonded Medical Scheme - Return of Service Obligation (RoSO) applicants (guaranteed placement)

 

b. NT Aboriginal applicants who have completed medical degrees at accredited Australian and New Zealand Medical Schools who are:

  • NT Scholarship Holders

  • Identified as an NT resident*

 

c. Non NT Aboriginal applicants who have completed medical degrees at accredited Australian and New Zealand Medical Schools

 

d. NT applicants (Non-Aboriginal) who have completed medical degrees at accredited Australian and New Zealand Medical Schools who are:

  • NT Scholarship Holders

  • Identified as an NT resident*  

 

e. Australian applicants (Non-Aboriginal/Non NT residents) who have completed medical degrees at accredited Australian and New Zealand Medical Schools who have:

  • Previous experience working/studying in Northern Territory (JCU/Flinders/Other University student placements)

  • Previous experience in a rural, remote and Aboriginal health location/s (e.g. Aboriginal Medical Services, Rural Clinical Schools, involvement in Rural Student Clubs and those applicants who come from rural, and remote locations)

 

f. International applicants on a student visa, now an Australian Medical graduate who have:

  • Previous experience working/studying in Northern Territory (JCU/Flinders/Other University student placements)

  • Previous experience in a rural, remote and Aboriginal health location/s (e.g. Aboriginal Medical Services, Rural Clinical Schools, involvement in Rural Student Clubs and those applicants who come from rural, and remote locations)

 

g. International medical degree applicants who have:

  • Previous experience in Northern Territory student placements/clinical observership

  • Experience in rural, remote and Aboriginal health location/s

*Definition of a NT Resident

An NT Resident is a person who has resided with a permanent address in the Northern Territory either for:

  • a total of at least two (2) years out of the last six (6); or

  • a total of at least five (5) years since commencing primary school

 

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PO Box 41326

Casuarina NT 0811

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