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 Junior Doctor and Clinical Educator of the year awards

Nominations are now open for the Junior Doctor of the Year and Clinical Educator of the year awards. This is a national award, with winners announced at the November 2018 Prevocational Forum in Melbourne. 

Completed nomination forms are required to be forwarded on to PMCWA ( by close of business Friday 17 August 2018.

Please click this link (Word 76KB) for the Clinical Educator nomination form, and this link (Word 75KB) for the Junior Doctor nomination form.

More information can be found here (external site).

2019 Centralised Recruitment - NOW CLOSED

Applications for 2019 RMO and intern positions through the centralised recruitment process are 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. 

PMCWA Newsletter - 1st Quarter 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)

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.
Further information is available at (external site) or by emailing