About the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria

The Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) was established in 1999 in response to the growing number of medical trainees and interns. We now support the more than 3,000 medical prevocational trainees, managers, and leaders across the Victorian health system.

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We support the education and training of junior doctors through:
  • Accreditation: Prevocational medical accreditation and oversight of public and private health services in Victoria

  • Education & Training: Facilitating educational courses for senior staff to improve their supervision and clinical skills

  • Medical Workforce: Administering the Allocation & Placement Service to match medical students to health services

  • Supporting rural areas with medical services.

News and Updates

Blog: Rural Training in Victoria – is it right for you?

Did you know that the VRPA round is optional to candidates only…

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Blog: Debunking 3 myths about the Allocation and Placement Service

It can be a nerve-wracking experience for any medical graduate to apply…

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PMCV welcomes A/Prof Bruce Waxman as our inaugural Clinical Lead – Accreditation

PMCV are pleased to announce the appointment of our inaugural Clinical Lead…

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Graduate Nurse/Midwifery Program – Unmatched Positions

The PMCV conducted the Graduate Nursing and Midwifery Program (GNMP) Match in…

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The PMCV 2020-2021 Annual Report is now available!

The 2020-2021 PMCV Annual Report is now available. PMCV are very proud…

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Our Services

The Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria actively seeks ways to improve the educational and training available to support the welfare and career development of doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals who have recently graduated or commenced work in Victoria.

Quality workplaces


We uphold private and public health accreditation standards in Victoria, and provide a safe and independent space for JMOs to find support.

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Medical Workforce

We’re working to deliver streamlined recruitment solutions across the state of Victoria.

Recruitment initiatives
Supporting growth

Education & Training

We deliver medical education and training courses for leaders, junior doctors, practices and international medical graduates wishing to improve their skills.

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