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Port Augusta

The Position

If you have a passion for practising medicine and are looking for a place where you can find a wide range of opportunities, Port Augusta is looking for you.

Several vacancies exist within the practices that service Port Augusta, where specialties such as; indigenous health, women’s health, emergency medicine and high-quality family health care will be extremely valued.

The local community are friendly and welcoming, with multiple supports available by way of incentives which can be tailored to your specific requirements.

The Community

Port Augusta is uniquely located on the Spencer Gulf, 322km north of Adelaide, with the Flinders Ranges providing a spectacular backdrop. It is also located on Australia’s crossroads for both rail and road.

Port Augusta is the fifth largest city in South Australia with a population of approximately 14,000, 17% of which are Indigenous.  The city also has approximately 3,500 families with children 15 years and younger.

Locally provided services include Specialists, Allied Health professionals and community health services, with visiting Specialist providers also frequenting Port Augusta.

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Distance from Adelaide 322 km north
Travelling by car Duration 3 hours 30 minutes
Travelling by bus 4 services per day, Monday to Friday2 services per day, Saturday and Sunday, duration 4 hours 15 minutes
Flights Up to 3 services per week, 1 hour duration
Weather Summer average maximum temperatures range: 30-35 C
Winter average maximum temperatures range: 18-20 C