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Townsville

Townsville

Townsville is Australia's largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast and is considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland. Townsville hosts a significant number of governmental, community and major business administrative offices for the northern half of the state.

Townsville lies in the Burdekin Dry Tropics Region, which covers approximately 95,000 square kilometres and includes Bowen, Ayr, and Charters Towers. There are six main placement sites in this region where you may be based during your GP training. These include: Ayr, Charters Towers, Ingham, Magnetic Island, Palm Island and Townsville.

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service comprises of 18 hospitals and community health campuses.

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Townsville Office

Ph: (07) 4781 5333
Em: jcugp.townsville@jcu.edu.au

Location & Mailing Address
Level 3, Clinical Practice Building
1 James Cook Drive
James Cook University QLD 4811
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Current active Training Posts in the region for GPT/PRRT/ES terms

(This list does not indicate capacity in this region. Please contact jcugp.placements@jcu.edu.au for more information).

Name Location Type College Accreditation
Ayr Health Service Ayr Health Service RACGP/ACRRM
Ayr Medical Group Ayr General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Bluewater Medical Practice Townsville General Practice RACGP
Bushland Beach Medical Centre Bushland Beach General Practice RACGP
Charters Towers Health Service Charters Towers Health Service RACGP/ACRRM
Douglas Family Medical Centre Townsville (Douglas) General Practice RACGP
Fairfield Central Medical Practice Townsville General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Gold City Medical Centre Charters Towers General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Health and Wellbeing (North Ward) Townsville (North Ward) General Practice RACGP
Health and Wellbeing (Wulguru) Townsville (Wulguru) General Practice RACGP
Healthlink Family Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Hermit Park Clinic and Skin Cancer Care Townsville General Practice RACGP
Hinchinbrook Health Care Ingham General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Hyde Park Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Ingham Family Medical Practice Ingham General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Ingham Health Service Ingham Health Service RACGP/ACRRM
JCU Health Townsville General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Joyce Palmer Health Service Palm Island Health Service AST/ARST – ACRRM and RACGP; Extended Skills – RACGP
Kings Road Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Kirwan GP Clinic Townsville General Practice RACGP
Magnetic Island Medical Practice Magnetic Island General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Lavarack Health Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Mundingburra Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
North Shore General Practice Townsville General Practice RACGP
North Ward Health Campus Townsville Specialty Practice AST/ARST – ACRRM and RACGP; Extended Skills – RACGP
Northern Beaches GP Superclinic Townsville General Practice RACGP
Northtown Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Olive Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Outback Family Medicine Ayr General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Child and Family Centre Palm Island Palm Island Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health service RACGP/ACRRM
Pinnacle Medical Centre Condon General Practice RACGP
Quacks at Bamford Lane Townsville General Practice RACGP
Riverway Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Rosslea Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Skin Repair Skin Cancer Clinic Townsville Specialty Practice RACGP - Extended Skills Only
Sports Clinic NQ Townsville Specialty Practice RACGP - Extended Skills Only
Strive Health and Physiotherapy Townsville General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
The Diabetic GP Clinic Townsville (Hyde Park) General Practice RACGP
Townsville Correctional Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP/ACRRM
Townsville University Hospital Townsville Hospital AST/ARST – ACRRM and RACGP; Extended Skills – RACGP
Townsville and Suburban Medical Practice Townsville General Practice RACGP
Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Service Garbutt and Heatley Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health service RACGP/ACRRM
Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Service (Charters Towers) Charters Towers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health service RACGP/ACRRM
Townsville Family Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Townsville GP Superclinic Townsville General Practice RACGP
Townsville Health Centre (RAAF Base) Townsville General Practice RACGP - ADF only
Mount Louisa Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Upper Ross Medical Centre Townsville General Practice RACGP
Mooney Street Medical Townsville General Practice RACGP

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Get In Touch

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