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

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 Docotr related activities, please read our newsletter (PDF 2.85MB)

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 9 May, 6:00pm, FJ Clarke Lecture Theatre (1 Hampden Road, Nedlands)
  • 2019 RMO (for current interns and RMOs): thursday 17 May, 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!

2019 Centralised Recruitment

2019 INTERNS: Applications for 2019 WA intern positions will open on Monday 7 May, 12 noon (AWST) and close Friday 1 June, 4pm (AWST). 

2019 RMOs:  Applications for 2019 RMO positions through the centralised recruitment process will be accepted from Monday 14 May, 12 noon (AWST)  to Monday 11 June, 12 noon (AWST).

Both 2019 Intern and 2019 RMO positions will be advertised at (external site) as well as MedJobsWA (external site) - sign up not to received relevant email alerts. Further information regarding 2019 Intern and RMO recruitment processes will be releases shortly.

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