46 Ruby Street, Emerald, QLD, 4720, AUSTRALIA

53 Ruby Street, Emerald, QLD, 4720, AUSTRALIA

About the Placement

Placement Type: GP Clinic

Priority Health Group has gained a reputation for providing high quality medical care. Services include children’s health, mental health, skin cancer care and chronic conditions.

Opportunities for Students

Students will split their time between the two Priority Health Group Clinics.

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: Bus, Drive, Fly, Train

Accommodation Type: Shared student accommodation (1.5km to hospital)

Transport required for placement: Advantageous - for travel between placement and accommodation and exploring the region


Excellent teaching and opportunities to be hands on.

All the doctors were enthusiastic about taking opportunities to teach procedures and answer questions - encouraged me to use initiative.