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Life as a GP

Continuity of care, diverse patient presentations and a great work-life balance… there’s many benefits to choosing general practice.


Check out our Adventure in General Practice eBook to learn about how a career in general practice can open up a life of endless possibilities. 

Krystyna de Lange

Dr Krystyna de Lange shares her journey to General Practice and how she came to be appointed to the RACGP Board in 2018.

Tarek Shalabi

Dr Tarek Shalabi shares his journey from orthopaedics to general practice and what he enjoys most about being a GP.

Douglas Brown

Flight Lieutenant, Doug Brown shares what it’s like to be a first year GP registrar and a Royal Australian Air Force doctor.

Ryan Avery and Zoe Wright

Dr Zoe Wright and Dr Ryan Avery discuss what they love most about living rurally in Warwick, Queensland.

Tammy Maxwell

Dr Tammy Maxwell chose to do her GP training in Dalby and opted to continue living rurally after achieving fellowship.

Demitri Perera

Dr Demitri Perera shares his perspective on training and working in the areaalong with reasons why you might like to consider working in Indigenous health.

Rebecca Farley

Dr Rebecca Farley shares her passion for refugee medicine and the power of human connection.

Brett Duckworth

Dr Brett Duckworth didn’t expect to find his dream job in country Queensland, but that’s exactly what happened.

Annabelle Hughes

Dr Annabelle Hughes explains how she came to the decision to join the rural pathway, and why she’s excited to see where it can take her.

Isaac Tranter

Dr Isaac Tranter shares his experience and key insights into what it’s like to work in a rural community.

Bronwyn Hope, Colin Davis and Jessica Hockey

Three GPTQ registrars speak about why they chose general practice, along with providing useful insights and tips about their training.


Working in Indigenous health

Dr Demitri Perera shares his journey to general practice, what led him to specialising in Indigenous Health and what he enjoys most about rural health.