Brewarrina – GP VMO

Brewarrina: DPA - Yes | MMM7


  • $170k Potential Earnings (65% + $1,300 on-call rate)
  • FIFO – 1 week per month required only
  • Transportation/Transfer cost covered

The Opportunity

VR GP VMO FIFO Relief Cover at Ochre Medical Centre Brewarrina

We are looking for an experienced VR GP VMO to partner with Ochre Health practice in Brewarrina. This opportunity is created to provide relief cover to an existing doctor who is currently in town. As a doctor in this small town you will be able to focus on comprehensive medicine for all your patients. You’ll be working across both the GP clinic and MPS hospital (GP VMO) with Ochre Health as your services and support provider.

At the hospital you will provide 24/7 on-call cover for emergencies. Given the small population, presentation levels are low and manageable whilst servicing the general practice. After 6pm Monday to Friday, you would only be on call for CAT 1 & 2 presentations with CAT 3-5 presentations managed by the Western NSW LHD VRGS team to give you a break. In terms of beds at the hospital it has 3 emergency, 8 acute beds with a small 12 bed residential aged care and renal dialysis ward. The General practice is open from Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm.

Ochre Health is one of Australia’s leading General Practice organisations. Founded in 2002 by Dr Hamish Meldrum and Dr Ross Lamplugh in the NSW outback town of Bourke, Ochre is the only General Practice organisation in all MMM areas, from metro to remote Australia. Ochre now supports over 450 doctors, including 90 registrars.

The Features

  • 1 week per month – 12 weeks per year
  • $170,000 earning potential (GP Practice 65% of billings + $1,300 daily on-call rate.
  • 1:1 VMO roster; solo doctor town
  • Supportive Nurse and Practice Manager
  • Fully furnished accommodation, car and fuel card are provided
  • FIFO Transfer cost covered
  • Angel Flight can be an option to fly you in and out of major capital cities.

Life in Brewarrina

Brewarrina offers a unique experience deeply rooted in Indigenous culture and the natural beauty of the outback. Situated along the Barwon River, Brewarrina is known for its rich Aboriginal heritage, with the iconic Brewarrina Fish Traps standing as a testament to its cultural significance. Residents embrace the town’s laid-back lifestyle, finding solace in its serene surroundings and strong sense of community.

Brewarrina offers opportunities for outdoor activities such as fishing, camping, and exploring the nearby natural attractions. The town hosts cultural events and festivals that celebrate its Indigenous heritage, fostering a deep appreciation for the land and its traditional owners. With its welcoming atmosphere and deep connection to the land, living in Brewarrina provides a truly enriching experience in the heart of outback New South Wales.


  • Current emergency certification (ALS2 or equivalent) & Emergency experience within the last 6 months


To find out more about this opportunity contact Michelle Sanford on 0428 042 820