Midwest - Carnarvon

Vacancy Number: 1480

General Practitioner

DPA/DWS location - We require a full time GP for our busy, friendly, supportive Practice in the fabulous coastal town of Carnarvon which is situated 900 kms north of Perth. Carnarvon has a tropical, warm year round climate, and is situated in the heart of the Gascoyne Region. Known for its tropical fruit plantation and fine seafood Carnarvon sits on the mouth of the Gascoyne River on the Indian Ocean with the popular Shark Bay world heritage area to the south of the town and Ningaloo Reef and tourist town of Exmouth, to the north. We look forward to welcoming our new GP to the area. A beautiful canal waterfront home and car are provided. The area also has public and private schooling to cater for families.

The Practice AMS, group practice. Aboriginal Medical Service with 2,500 active clients and 10,000 inactive. Rural Coastal Town, approx 2 hours from Ningaloo Reef
The Package
  • Remuneration: $290 - $300k per annum
  • Accommodation: 4 bedroom waterfront canal home provided.
  • Vehicle: Fleet vehicle provided.
  • Leave: 6 weeks annual leave.
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.