5 Cherry St, Oakey, QLD, 4401, AUSTRALIA

About the Placement

Placement Type: GP Clinic

Ochre Medical Centre is a country style general practice that prides itself on great customer service and wholeof-life, patient-centred care to the rural and regional communities of Oakey, Kingsthorpe, Toowoomba and surrounds. Some of the extensive services offered include health checks, chronic disease management, vasectomy (no scalpel no needle technique), women’s, men’s and children’s health, minor procedures and much more. 

Opportunities for Students

  • Students may have the opportunity to split their time between the clinics in Oakey, Kingsthorpe & Toowoomba.

About Oakey

The Oakey area offers a real country experience - genuine country hospitality and the chance to make a deep connection with the town’s rich pioneering, defence and horse racing history. Local rural industries are predominantly cropping, beef grazing and feedlotting. The Oakey Army Aviation Centre provides a training facility and hosts a Singapore Armed Forces Helicopter Squadron.

Close-by attractions include;

  • Australian Army Flying Museum
  • Jondaryan Woolshed


Getting there

Distance from Brisbane: 155km (2h 10m drive time)

Transport Options: Drive

Accommodation Type: Hospital accommodation in Toowoomba (30km to practice)

Transport required for placement: Yes


Each of my supervisors were very kind and excellent teachers. They were always very willing to provide their time and answer questions.

The supervisors were very welcoming and knowledgeable, and I learnt a great deal from them. The nurses are fantastic and the receptionists are amazing.