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

2019 Centralised Recruitment

2019 INTERNS - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN: Applications for 2019 WA intern positions are now open. Applications will be accepted through MedJobsWA (external site) until Friday 1 June at 4:00pm (AWST). For further information, please view the Intern Application Guide (PDF 276KB), JDF (PDF 353KB) and position Advert (PDF 51KB)

2019 RMOs - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN: Applications for 2019 RMO positions through the centralised recruitment process are now open. Applications will be accepted through MedJobsWA (external site) until Monday 11 June, 12 noon (AWST). For further information, please view the RMO Application Guide (PDF 664KB), JDF (PDF 192 KB) and Position advert (PDF 312KB)

PMCWA Newsletter - April 2018

We hope you have had a productive and enjoyable start to 2018. To see some highlights from this year, and information on upcoming events and Junior Doctor related activities, please read our newsletter (PDF 2.85MB)

2018 Medical Education Symposium

The annual Medical Education Symposium will be on Friday 29 June at the University Club of Western Australia. Email to register your attendance - places are limited!

Intern and RMO job application information evenings

PMCWA, together with the AMA(WA) and WACHS facilitated information sessions on how to write a winning job application for 2019 intern and RMO positions. These presentations include tips from the experts, and how to make your application stand out from the rest.;

If you have any queries, please email

Local medical students mass careers expo

More than 360 medical students and doctors in training attended the annual Medical Careers Expo held at the University Club of Western Australia on Tuesday 20 March.

Hosted by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia and the Australian Medical Association (WA), the event provides an opportunity for our new doctors to speak with experts across a range of specialties, who are working in our State’s hospitals and health services.

Attendees chose from a number of presentations including:

Presenters also spoke about career planning, work life balance and lifestyle options.

For more information about planning your medical career, contact or find us on Facebook (external site) to stay informed.

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