We provide our local and international candidates with every possible support at each step of the way. Having worked in Australia and overseas, our team have the specialist knowledge to help you develop your career and lifestyle.
By joining Medacs Healthcare Australia you will enjoy the following benefits:
We have immediate requirements for healthcare staff across all grades and specialties.
To be eligible to work in Australia a medical professional must:
Your Medacs consultant will be able to guide you through the necessary steps required to relocate and commence work.
Understandably the process and paperwork can look rather daunting at first, but Medacs Healthcare have a dedicated Compliance and Administration team in Australia and the UK to assist you.
Our team of specialised recruitment consultants can advise you on the best opportunities, hospitals and locations to enable a smooth pathway to achieve your dream of living and working in Australia. Many of the team have made the move themselves and will appreciate any questions you may have. Please contact us with any queries.
The Australian Federal Government, through the Department of Home Affairs provides information relating to Immigration and Citizenship - https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/
There are several visa options depending your situation, experience, qualifications, and how long you are looking to stay in Australia. The following are the most common visas to allow overseas professionals to work in Australian hospitals or medical organisations. It is important to check your eligibility requirements to see what options are best.
Australian tax is complex and, at first glance may seem high. It should be pointed out there are significant deductions available for most professionals, so taxation rates should be viewed with this in mind. A good accountant is essential around tax time. The end of tax year is 30 June.
For further advice, please refer to the Australian Taxation Office.
Generally, you are considered to be an Australian resident for tax purposes if you:
If you go overseas temporarily and don’t set up a permanent home in another country, you may continue to be treated as an Australian resident for tax purposes.
If you are in Australia on a working holiday visa (subclass 417) or a work and holiday visa (subclass 462) you need to declare that you are a working holiday maker when completing Tax File Declaration Forms for your employer. Special rates of tax apply for working holiday makers.
For updates and information on travel in Australia please visit the government websites:
Department of Home Affairs | COVID-19 and the Border
Department of Health | COVID-19 Restrictions
(includes domestic travel restrictions and remote area access information)
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