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General Practice: Ballarat

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 02-Jun-2018
  • : Ballarat VIC 3350

Position Description:

  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to Aboriginal health

  • Satisfies DWS requirements

  • Well established and supportive practice


Be part of a  Aboriginal co-operation improving the well-being of the local indigenous population.  You will join a professional organisation that is adding value and expanding within a community with great needs.

Stepping into this role, you will be supported immensely by a close knit team of dedicated GP’s and aboriginal health care workers who assist you understand the subtle cultural and community sensitivities you may encounter in an Aboriginal and Community Controlled Health Service.

Essential Criteria

  • AHPRA General or Vocational Registration

  • Australian General Practice experience ( preferred but not essential)

The Package

  • $110 per hour for the first 3 months

  • 65% of Medicare payments and 65% of SIP payments (depend on experience)

  • Other incentives negotiable

Practice Details:

This medical practice is an accredited, community based health service. The multidisciplinary team provides culturally sensitive care for Aboriginal families and other residents.  Onsite services also include podiatry, audiology, exercise physiology, diabetes educator, mental health, social and A&OD workers. You will be working along side a friendly group of 5 GPs,  3 vocationally registered, supported by 5 practice nurses and 1 Aboriginal Health Worker.

The Ballarat and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BADAC) was established by members of the Ballarat and District Aboriginal community in 1979. It provides a range of holistic community health and social support programs, principally to the Aboriginal community and other residents in Ballarat and outlying regions. There are close partnership with local government, other health service providers including other Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations in the Western District of Victoria, liaising regularly on the provision of health service and social welfare and community support programs. BADAC is focused on prevention and early intervention, always with a client-centred approach, to ensure that our clients are personally engaging in the development and nurturing of their own futures.

Ballarat is Victoria’s third largest city, located just over an hour by road or rail west of Melbourne. Ballarat has enjoyed a rich and prosperous heritage thanks to the Gold Rush which began in 1851. News that the Ballarat region was home to the richest alluvial goldfield in the world resulted in a population explosion as people came from all over the world seeking fortune.  These days, long after the gold has run out, the city retains much of its rich gold heritage in the form of opulent buildings, fountains, and tourist attractions which celebrate the city’s history.

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Regional Information 

The spectacular Grampians and Mount Arapiles rise above the vast plains of sheep and wheat in this part of Victoria providing a diverse array of native wildlife, picturesque walking tracks, and breathtaking scenic attractions.

The Great Ocean Road is a must-see – the famous road follows the rugged coast from Melbourne to the South Australian border making for a scenic road trip.

Key features:

  • Great Ocean Road

  • Otway Ranges

  • Grampians

  • Major towns: Horsham, Ararat, Ballarat, Warrnambool

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General Practice: Ballarat
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Australian Health Practitioner Registration
Ballarat VIC 3350

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