Medical Positions

If you wish to apply for one of our positions please send a cover letter and your CV to our Practice Manager via email-

General Practitioner(s) – Full time or part time

The Position

A vacancy exists for one or more general practitioners in our large private GP practice due to practice expansion. No hospital work required unless the GP chooses to admit as private. The practice provides afterhours GP sessions each evening (usual 1 weeknight in 3/52 and 5 weekends per year). Participation in the after-hours roster can be flexible. Mount Gambier is supported by numerous resident specialists and allied health. Mount Gambier is big enough to provide city facilities yet small enough to park at the front door or go home for lunch. Enjoy a country lifestyle minutes from the city or city dwelling (multi story apartments, townhouses or single dwelling houses) with access to restaurants, theatres and great sporting facilities. Close to the Coonawarra wine region and the majestic Glenelg River.


General Practice is remunerated on a base salary of $96,725 with bonuses to 60% of billings (65% for VR GP) inclusive of leave and super.


Registration as a General Practitioner in Australia; Vocational registration as a General Practitioner.

Skills and expected duties

Monday – Friday GP consulting and participation in the after-hours/duty roster.

GP Obstetrician – Full time or part time

The Position

We are seeking a GP Obstetrician to provide on call obstetric services as part of a 24/7 roster with other local obstetric GPs. General practice consulting by the GP Obstetricians can be as flexible as required and up to full-time to suit the applicant.


A generous remuneration package is available for the successful candidate.

The Practice

Hawkins Clinic is a large teaching general practice serving a population of around 30,000. 21 GPs (18 FTE) are committed to providing quality lifelong care to all our patients.

The purpose built Hawkins@Sturt clinic comprises 20 consulting rooms and will be complimented in 2018 with another 9 consulting room practice at Hawkins@Pinehall. A number of clinic doctors will provide consulting from each location on a rotating basis. Hawkins@Sturt will provide acute care and after hours care to our patients.

The practice offers a wide range of general practice services and is well supported at Hawkins@Sturt by admin (16 FTE) and nursing staff (4 FTE). The practice is involved in teaching registrars (5 GPT1/2/3) as well as medical students (6 full time 3rd year Flinders Students in 2018). Hawkins@Pinehall will have admin (2 FTE) and nursing staff (2 FTE).

A number of specialists visit the practice in addition to those who visit Mount Gambier. Additional specialist facilities will be available in 2018.

The Community

Mount Gambier is a large regional centre in South Australia part way between Adelaide and Melbourne. Daily flights to both Adelaide and Melbourne are available enabling quick access to the city. Local industries include Timber, Fishing, Dairy, Agriculture and Tourism. See for more information.

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Location Summary

Distance from Adelaide 450 kms to Adelaide or Melbourne
Travelling by car 4.5 hours
Travelling by bus 7 hrs
Flights Daily flights to and from Adelaide and Melbourne
Weather Summer average maximum temperatures range: 25 degrees C
Winter average maximum temperatures range: 15 degrees C

If you wish to apply please send a cover letter and your CV to our Practice Manager via email-

  • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
  • The Royal Austrailian College of General Practitioners
  • Flinders University
  • Healthscope
  • GPEX
  • QPA