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The Tablelands region offers a diverse range of rural general practice training opportunities. 

There are five main placement sites in the Tablelands region where you may be based during your GP training. These include: Atherton, Malanda, Mareeba, Yungaburra and Ravenshoe.

There are major hospital facilities in Atherton and Mareeba, with outreach services to surrounding locations. Training posts are supported by onsite visiting specialists and allied health practitioners from the Cairns Base Hospital.

Registrars have opportunities to gain experience across Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, minor surgery, tropical medicine, procedural obstetrics, anaesthetics, counselling, sexual health and women’s health. The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service is comprised of 21 hospitals.


Tablelands Office

Ph: (07) 4095 6100

Atherton Clinical School,
Whitehouse, Atherton

48-56 Jack Street,
Atherton QLD 4883

Mailing address
PO Box 1395
Atherton QLD 4883

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
Alice Street Medical Centre Atherton General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Amaroo Medical Mareeba General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Atherton Clinic Atherton General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Atherton Family Medical Centre Atherton General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Atherton Hospital Atherton Hospital RACGP - Extended Skills Only, ACRRM
Eacham Medical Centre Malanda General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Malanda Medical Care Malanda General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Mareeba Hospital Mareeba Hospital RACGP/ACRRM
Mareeba Medical Clinic Mareeba General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Mulungu Aboriginal Corporation Primary Health Care Service Mareeba Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health service RACGP/ACRRM
Ravenshoe Medical Cnetre Ravenshoe General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
The Doctor House Yungaburra 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