17 Highland St, Esk, QLD, 4312, AUSTRALIA

99 Cressbrook St, Toogoolawah, QLD, 4313, AUSTRALIA

About the Placement

Placement Type: GP Clinic

Brisbane Valley Medical Services has a special focus in general practice medicine, skin cancer detection and surgery.

Opportunities for students

  • Students will split their time between the practice in Esk and the practice in Toogoolawah

About Esk

Nestled beneath the magnificent Glen Rock, Esk is a beautifully kept town with a range of cafes, gift and antique stores and sites to explore. Esk is the gateway to all the hidden delights of the Somerset region such as Lake Wivenhoe and Lake Somerset.

Close-by attractions include;

  • Lake Somerset
  • Lake Wivenhoe
  • Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
  • Lakeview Park Lookout is a prime spot for a picnic lunch


Getting there

Distance from Brisbane: 100km (1h 20m drive time)

Transport Options: Drive

Accommodation Type: Homestay (2km to practice)

Transport required for placement: Yes - for travel between accommodation and placement sites


Nice picture of a GP life in rural Queensland. Very decent people all round.

The Preceptor is an incredible teacher and role model for the practice of medicine. I was made to feel comfortable and welcome in the practice and the environment was very conducive to learning.