King Island – GP VMO

King Island: DPA - Yes | MMM7


  • $350-400k a year
  • DPA | RA5
  • Eligible for RVTS and the ACRRM independent pathway

The opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Rural General Practitioner to join our expanding practice on King Island, Tasmania. The successful applicant will work a minimum of 9 sessions in general practice each week and provide on-call services to the hospital.

The practice is the only medical centre on King Island, and there is high demand for permanent doctors.

The new Rural Generalist (GP/VMO) will take over an existing patient base, and can expect to see 25+ patients per day. You will receive on and off-site operational and clinical management support.


  • Exceptional earning potential – $350 – 400k a year
  • RA5, MMM7 location
  • Eligible for RVTS and the ACRRM independent pathway
  • Eligible for Procedural Grants, and GPRIP payments
  • Flexible work arrangements with optional remote telehealth component
  • Comprehensive clinical protocols and internal supply network for all necessary PPE and other equipment
  • Car, accommodation and relocation assistance provided
  • Practice is supported by visiting Allied Health, and Registered Nurses to assist with CDM, immunisations and women’s health
  • Boost your income by supporting the VMO roster 1:2
  • DPA eligible location

The location

Located in Bass Strait to the North-West of Tasmania, King Island is stunningly beautiful. The island’s three main towns of Currie, Grassy and Naracoopa are friendly and relaxed. They offer a wide variety of good coffee shops and restaurants serving some of the Island’s world-famous produce, including succulent beef, rich gourmet cheese and crayfish.

The rest of the island is a paradise of picture-postcard landscapes, diverse wildlife, pristine beaches and excellent surf breaks. King Island also boasts two world-class golf courses, Ocean Dunes and Cape Wickham, both of which are consistently ranked in the top 5 in Australia, and it has a proudly independent community with a rich history.


  • General Registration or Vocational Registration with AHPRA
  • Proficient with common general practice conditions
  • Current emergency medicine certificate (APLS, ELS etc.)
  • Recent experience in an unsupervised setting
  • Previous experience as a Rural General Practitioner is highly desirable