If it’s hot weather, endless sunshine and white beaches with crystal clear water that you are looking for, then Queensland is the place for you.
Queensland covers the continent’s northeast, with the coastline stretching nearly 7,000km. Its offshore Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, hosts thousands of marine species. The city of Cairns is a gateway to the reef and tropical Daintree Rainforest. The capital, Brisbane, is flanked by the surfing beaches of the Gold and Sunshine Coasts.
Places to Explore
If you are striving for a better work-life balance Queensland delivers this in abundance, beyond the golden beaches and up close encounters with wildlife, there are miles of trails to explore in the remote areas of country away from the coast. Queensland offers plenty of unique experiences meaning you will never get bored of exploring the stunning scenery.
Along with the better-known beaches, if you prefer your travel with a side of authentic, Burleigh beach is an amazing hidden gem perfect for surfing and watching the sunset. Or if you prefer swimming in the sea, Currumbin Creek is a great spot for a calm swim away from the rolling waves.
If you’re into wildlife the Currumbin wildlife sanctuary is a great way to see local animals from Lorikeets, Tasmanian Devils, snakes and reptiles.
Hervey Bay along the Fraser Coast is known as the whale watching capital of Australia, here you may be lucky enough to spot humpback whales on their migration from Antarctica to the great barrier reef.
The Sunshine Coast has got to be one of the most beautiful spots along the East Coast of Australia starting 100km north of Brisbane on the Pacific Ocean coastline in Queensland. It spans over such a wide area and isn’t too populated which means that you will always find a bit of serenity wherever you go.
Four out of the top 10 beaches in Queensland are located on the sunshine coast, rated for their family-friendliness and safety (chosen by Surf Life Saving Queensland) but it’s not only golden sands and rolling whitewash that offer you a water wonderland on the Sunshine Coast; there are plenty of waterways and rivers to float your boat too! We currently have a vacancy based in this beautiful hotspot which won’t hang around, click here to find out more.
Cost of Living
Queensland offers good value for the cost of living. The general living costs are lower than some of the larger cities such as Melbourne and Sydney. The average house prices in Queensland for a 3-bedroom house is $350,000 AUD
There is plenty of choice for primary and secondary education with over 1,250 state schools. There are 13 colleges and 9 universities, the oldest and most popular University in the State is the University of Queensland which is regularly ranked among the top 100 universities in the world.
GPs in Australia
To work as a GP in Queensland, you would need to hold your MRCGP qualification (or comparable). We have many practices offering great positions with the potential to earn up to and over $300K AUD.