The 5-year International Medical Graduates (IMGs) Recruitment Scheme provides incentives for qualified and experienced overseas trained doctors (OTDs) to work in the Northern Territory.
The scheme offers a reduction in the 10 year moratorium on provider number restrictions of OTDs under Section 19AB of the Health Insurance Act 1973. Participation in the scheme reduces this time restriction to as little as 3 years, depending on the location.
The Delegate to the Minister for Health will grant an exemption without geographical restrictions to participating doctors who have satisfied the following requirements of the scheme, which are to:
IMG/FGAMS wishing to participate on the scheme must meet the following criteria:
Please check the Department of Health guidelines to see if you’re eligible.
To apply for this scheme, email one of our Health Workforce Coordinators at email@example.com.
If you’re interested in participating in the IMG Scheme, email us today:
To learn more about the IMG scheme, visit the Australian Government’s Department of Health’s website.