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Should I work in a rural or remote community?

If you go rural, you'll find some unique challenges and rewards. These include the opportunity to:

  • practise a range of medicine
  • build self-sufficiency while working independently or as part of a small team
  • become an integral part of a local community
  • experience lower living costs than metropolitan areas
  • see different parts of the country
  • learn from highly skilled rural doctors

There are also financial incentives for GPs working in rural and remote areas.

Find out more about what it's like to live and work rurally.

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