Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia

The Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia offers a wide range of resources and links for medical students, medical graduates, clinicians, medical educators and many more people involved in the education, teaching and training of pre-vocational doctors.

News and Events

2018 Medical Careers Expo - 20 March 2018

The Medical Careers Expo is returning to the University Club of Western Australia for 2018. This free event will be held from 6:00pm - 8:45pm and will give junior doctors and graduating medical students an opportunity to discuss career options and ask questions.

For more information, please visit our Facebook Page (external site) to keep updated and register online through Eventbrite (external site) to secure your free ticket.

If you have any queries, please email

Save the date!

PMCWA, together with the AMA(WA) and WACHS will be facilitating information sessions on how to write a winning job application for 2019 intern and RMO positions. Get tips from the experts, and find out how to make your application stand out from the rest.

  • 2019 interns (for current final year medical students): Wednesday 8 May, 6.00pm, FJ Clarke Lecture Theatre (1 Hampden Road, Nedlands)
  • 2019 RMOs (for current interns and RMOs): Thursday 17 May, 6.00pm, FJ Clarke Lecture Theatre (1 Hampden Road, Nedlands)

Light refreshments will be provided from 5.45pm.

Come and hear from the experts on how to apply for a 2019 job with WA health, have your questions answered and get tips for preparing your application!

PMCWA Newsletter - December 2017 

We are quickly drawing to the end of another busy year. To see highlights from 2017, please read our newsletter (PDF 8.5MB). Best wishes for the festive season. We look forward to another productive year in 2018.

2018 centralised recruitment

The centralised 2018 Intern and RMO recruitment processes have now closed.

You may wish to register on MedJobsWA (external site) to receive notification of suitable vacancies as they become available. You can create a profile and select your preferred job categories. You will receive an automatic notice when a new position is advertised.

JMO Survival Guide and JMO Wellbeing Reference

Written by junior doctors for junior doctors, the JMO Survival Guide (PDF 790KB) and the JMO Wellbeing Guide (PDF 234KB) include information and useful contacts, and can be used as a guide for where to go for help or advice.

Workforce Summary Sheets

SWCP summary sheets for 2015 have been developed by the Department of Health Medical Workforce Branch to provide an overview of WA’s current and future medical workforce, including shortfall projections to 2021 and 2025 for 48 medical specialties. Copies of all 48 summary sheets are available on the SWCP 2015 summary sheet webpage (external site).

Preparatory workshop - AMC OSCE Courses for International Medical Graduates (IMG's)

The Australian Health Practitioners Academy (Aus HPA) organises short courses to assist international medical graduates prepare for the AMC OSCE exam. Please see linked flyer for 1 Day Psychiatry workshop for AMC OSCE Exam (PNG 75KB) and an OSCE 2 day Intensive Course (PNG 149KB). Further information is available at (external site) or by emailing