In line with the opening of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, this website is being replaced with a new site and will be decommissioned on 14 August 2017, ahead of the hospital's opening on 5 September 2017.
The new site is available at:

General Trainees

These positions are available for junior doctors who have not committed to a training program and would like the opportunity to experience a wide variety of clinical rotations.

Rotations are  available in:

  • Anaesthetics
  • Drug & Alcohol Services
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Intensive Care
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedic & Spinal Injury Rehabilitation
  • Paediatrics (at Women’s & Children’s Hospital)
  • Palliative Care
  • Psychiatry (Various sites)
  • Various surgical rotations

And in community based terms such as:

  • Northern Territory Aboriginal Health Service 
  • Second Storey (youth health)
  • Sexual Health Clinic

Term Dates

Term 1 3 February 2014 - 6 May 2014
Term 2  7 May 2014 - 5 August 2014
Term 3 6 August 2014 - 28 October 2014
Term 4 29 October 2014 - 1 February 2015

How to apply

Application forms for basic and non-specialist training positions must be lodged via SAMET.


Term rotations are assigned by the Director of Postgraduate Education.

Rotations for TMOs throughout the year take into account the following:

  • Stated preferences
  • Overall balance of each individual roster throughout the year
  • Provision of a suitably diverse training experience

Annual Leave

Annual leave planning is carried out at the beginning of each year.  All trainees will be invited to submit preferred dates for annual leave.  All trainees are allocated 5 weeks annual leave during the year and leave preferences are taken into account when assigning annual leave.

Specific Enquires

Specific enquiries should be directed to:

Mr Cameron Wyers, Manager Medical Administration
Ph: 61 8 8222 5159