1 Pilot Farm Rd, Emerald, QLD, 4720, AUSTRALIA

About the Placement

Placement Type: GP Clinic

The Emerald Medical Group is a primary healthcare practice and (GP SuperClinic) dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of the Central Highlands communities by providing high quality patient-centred medical care that is accessible and affordable. They offer a range of diagnostic, health and medical services provided by General Practitioners, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Visiting Specialists. Pathology, Pharmacy and Diagnostic Ultrasound services are co-located on site. 

Opportunities for Students

Students will have the opportunity to attend teaching sessions at Emerald Hospital.

About Emerald

One of the largest towns on the Central Highlands, Emerald is the regional centre and thriving hub for many government facilities including council, education, and health and industries including mining, beef cattle, cotton, cropping, sunflowers, gemstones, tourism and citrus. With so much activity going on, there is always something to see and do around the town.

Close-by attractions include;

  • Lake Maraboon
  • Fairbairn Dam
  • Carnarvon National Park
  • The Gemfields


Getting there

Distance from Brisbane: 871km (9h 30m drive time)

Transport Options: Drive

Accommodation Type: Shared student accommodation (7.5km to practice)

Transport required for placement: Yes - for travelling between placement and accommodation


Push you so that you learn, very good experience.

Fantastic supervisors, great GP clinics. Really enjoyed my time. Great exposure to skin presentations. Asked me lots of questions.

Practice doctors were welcoming and present. Facility had excellent services for GP Practice.