In a collaboration between the Victorian and Tasmanian Heads of Orthopaedic Units and the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV), the PMCV will administer a centralised Allocation and Placement Service (APS)  for Orthopaedic Unaccredited Registrar positions offered by metropolitan and regional health services in both Victoria and Tasmania, and to the candidates applying for these posts.

This match is for unaccredited training positions commencing in 2025.

Key Dates

Match Applications Open

24 June

Match Applications Close

2 August

Video Interviews

24 June to 2 August

Health Service Assessment and Selection Period

5 August to 1 September

Results Published

19 September

To be eligible to apply for selection as an Orthopaedic Unaccredited Registrar applicants must meet the below requirements:

  • holds a medical degree recognised for registration purposes.
  • is registrable as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • have completed at least two year’s medical experience post primary medical degree.

Residential qualification

Employing Health Service(s) or institutions may have citizenship/residency requirements which need consideration in appointment decisions. Australian and New Zealand citizens and applicants with permanent residency who are eligible for appointment will be offered positions before those with temporary visas.

Note for overseas trained doctors

Overseas trained specialists in Orthopaedic Surgery must be residing in Australia and hold a valid working visa for their application to be considered by the employing health services.

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