Midwest - Carnarvon

Vacancy Number: 1454

General Practitioner

DPA/DWS location - A full time general practitioner is required for this friendly, positive practice that offers a supportive environment in a multicultural setting. Carnarvon is located on the beautiful coast of Western Australia, with the town offering a very relaxed lifestyle. Located in the Midwest region, it is a beautiful, warm and welcoming town. The successful practitioner will be supported by their fellow general practitioners, as well as a variety of visiting specialists who frequently visit the region. If interested, the successful candidate may also have the opportunity to visit outlying communities, offering fly in fly out clinics as and when required.

The Practice Private, group practice. Located in a beautiful coastal location with a vibrant multicultural community. In the heart of the main fruit and vege industry in the northwest and a major fishing location.
The Requirements
  • Other Skills: Home visits will be required.
  • On call: Not required.
Map of Midwest


Covering an area of some 470,000 square kilometres, the Midwest region extends from the outback to the ocean. The economic base for the region centres on mining, agriculture, fishing and tourism. Attractions include internationally recognised windsurfing beaches, wildflowers and a rich maritime history of mutiny and shipwrecks.

The region has a population of more than 50,000 people. More than half is based in the City of Geraldton, the region’s commercial, administrative and service centre, around four hours drive north of Perth.

The coastal part of the region enjoys a Mediterranean climate, while the inland experiences warm, dry summers and cool winters.

There are approximately 80 doctors in the region, including private general practitioners, specialists and doctors employed by the hospital and the Aboriginal Medical Service.