Queenstown – GP VMO

Queenstown: DPA - Yes | MMM6


  • $10,000 Sign-on Bonus and daily VMO on-call rate

The Opportunity

Our growing practice in Queenstown is currently looking for an experienced Rural GP VMO to join. Our Medical Centre is well equipped and purpose-built practice facility, adjacent to the Queenstown Hospital and aged care facility.

The practice has the capacity for three full-time doctors with support from a full-time CDM trained Registered Nurse, administration staff, and a number of visiting Allied Health professionals and ancillary services. You will also work alongside a highly experienced GP/VMO, you will also have an opportunity to supplement your income by providing on-call services to the hospital.

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

  • Flexible no lock-in contracts, you can decide how long or short you stay
  • Attractive Sign-on bonus
  • A Lucrative on-call daily VMO rate
  • $400k target earning
  • Yearly Government Grants.
  • DPA location
  • Location is eligible for RVTS and ACRRM independent pathway or RGTS.
  • Significant reduction in moratorium
  • Accommodation and a car are provided

We further provide our doctors with full autonomy and flexible working arrangements. Doctors can work either part-time or full-time to best support their lifestyle.

Life In Queenstown

Queenstown, Tasmania, and the surrounding West Coast region is characterized by its rugged beauty and rich mining history. Nestled amidst dramatic mountain ranges and lush rainforests, Queenstown offers a picturesque setting for its residents. The town’s heritage is deeply rooted in mining, evident in its unique landscape scarred by historic mining operations.

Despite its industrial past, Queenstown maintains a strong sense of community, with locals embracing the region’s natural wonders and fostering a resilient spirit. The West Coast is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering opportunities for hiking, fishing, and exploring remote wilderness areas. While the area may be remote, the warmth and hospitality of its residents create a welcoming environment for those who call Queenstown and the West Coast home.


  • Specialist registration with AHPRA
  • Fellowship with RACGP or ACRRM
  • Emergency medicine certificate (ALS2/REST)
  • Prior experience as a General Practitioner


To find out more about this opportunity contact Katitia Cortes on 0407 897 416