International Medical Graduate (IMG) with AMA Queensland

IMG employment contract review service

We understand that moving to a new country and role can be daunting. Knowing what is in your employment contract gives you peace of mind.  AMA Queensland can arrange a phone meeting before you move or commence in your new position. One of our Workplace Relations Team members will step through the terms and conditions with you, and clarify any areas of uncertainty.

Our IMG members receive a wealth of support in transitioning to employment and life in Queensland, including:

  • Advice getting an MBS provider number
  • Access to the AMA Careers Advisory Service providing coaching on interview skills, a resume review service and guidance on IMG pathways.
  • An introduction to our trusted network of corporate partners in legal, accounting, insurance, banking, finance and vehicle services.
  • Exclusive travel deals with flight discounts with Emirates, reduced QANTAS and Virgin Lounge membership and personalised service through travel partner World Orbit Travel.
  • Free networking and educational events around the state to help you make new local contacts.
  • Subscriptions to industry journals and resources such as the Medical Journal of Australia, Doctor Q and DoctorPortal to keep you informed of the latest news and opportunities in Queensland.

Registration and accreditation

The organisations below are your first contact points as International Medical Graduates seeking employment in Australia as medical officers. They provide the information and pathways relevant to obtaining certification of you medical degree and your medical registration which is a requirement for practising medicine here in Australia.

AMA Position Statements on Overseas Trained Doctors

The AMA has long supported overseas-trained doctors, calling for appropriate resources, training, services and working conditions to ensure overseas trained doctors are able to thrive in Australia's medical profession. For more information on how AMA has been advocating on your behalf, please read the below position statements:

Clinical Information Sources

Doctor Portal

doctorportal Learning is a state-of-the-art, mobile friendly, continuing professional development (CPD) learning management system for Australian doctors. Developed with the busy doctor in mind, doctorportal Learning offers you:

  • CPD point tracking across multiple specialties;
  • 24/7 access to online, medical education;
  • a range of learning content that suits your interest and/or specialty;
  • support in meeting your Medical Board of Australia CPD reporting obligations; and
  • guidance on your CPD requirements (YES, we know how many points you need and when).

For your FREE 60-day trial to see how doctorportal Learning can help you manage your CPD.

Register today

Membership Fees

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First year practising in Australia: 20% off membership fees.
Second year practising in Australia: 10% off membership fees.

To take take advantage of these discounts, join through one of the below options:

Submit your application via post, fax or email

Submit your application online:
Join here

Apply over the phone:
Membership Team: (07) 3872 222

More questions?
If you have any questions about AMA Queensland membership, or the special offers available to you, please contact the Membership Team at membership@amaq.com.au or (07) 3972 2222.