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The Mackay region is home to a diverse and vibrant community with rural and coastal living opportunities in 30 townships, small rural settlements, and rural residential areas. 

The Mackay region is one of the fastest growing in Queensland, with a population of about 115,000 people. 

There are seven main placement sites in the Mackay region where you may be based during your GP training. These include Airlie Beach, Bowen, Collinsville, Dysart, Mackay, Proserpine and Sarina.

The Mackay Hospital and Health Service is comprised of eight hospitals. Major hospitals are located in Bowen, Mackay, Moranbah, Proserpine, and Sarina. These hospitals offer a range of visiting specialists, ensuring training posts are well supported.

Registrars working in the Mackay region can enjoy opportunities in the varied specialties including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.  

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Mackay Office

Ph: (07) 4885 7165

Location & Mailing Address
James Cook University, Mackay Clinical School
Mackay Base Hospital, Education and Research Centre, K Block, Level 1
475  Bridge Road
Mackay QLD 4740

Current active Training Posts in the region for GPT/PRRT/ES terms

(This list does not indicate capacity in this region. Please contact for more information).

Name Location Type College Accreditation
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service Mackay Mackay Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health service RACGP/ACRRM and RACGP Extended Skills
Affinity Family Medical Cannonvale General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Awal Medical Centre Sarina General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Bowen Hospital Bowen Hospital RACGP/ACRRM
Bowen Medical Centre Bowen General Practice RACGP
Caneland Medical Centre Mackay General Practice RACGP
Collinsville Family Practice Collinsville General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Family Planning & Well Women's Clinic Mackay Specialty Practice RACGP - Extended Skills Only (Women's Health)
Health on Central Mackay General Practice RACGP
Mackay Base Hospital Mackay Hospital RACGP - Extended Skills Only, ACRRM
One Stop Medical Mackay General Practice RACGP
Paul Hopkins Medical Clinic Mackay General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Pioneer Medical Centre Mackay General Practice RACGP
Queens Beach Medical Bowen General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Sarina Family Practice Sarina General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Sarina Hospital Sarina Hospital RACGP - Extended Skills Only, ACRRM
Slade Point Medical Mackay General Practice RACGP
South Side Medical Mackay General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Sydney Street Medical Mackay General Practice RACGP
Whitsunday Doctors Service (Proserpine) Proserpine General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Whitsunday Doctors Service (Airlie Beach) Airlie Beach General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Whitsunday Family Practice Cannonvale General Practice RACGP/ACRRM

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Get In Touch

Ph: 07 4781 3262
Building 39, Level 1,
James Cook University,
Townsville QLD 4811