First listed on: 07 June 2024

Remote Area General Practitioner - Warruwi, NT


Embark on a Rewarding Medical Journey as a Remote Area General Practitioner:

Seeking dedicated and passionate General Practitioner for a dynamic role in Warruwi. This is an opportunity to be at the heart of developing a new service where your skills can make a significant impact in quality service provision and better outcomes for Indigenous people. This is more than a job, it's a chance to be part of a dynamic team and a community's health revolution. This position champions community control and local involvement in the delivery of PHC services.

About us

The Red Lily Health Board Aboriginal Corporation (RLHB) is a regional health service that aims to empower Aboriginal people in the West Arnhem region, seeking to address health issues in the community with the long-term vision improving health outcomes by establishing a regional Aboriginal community-controlled model of service delivery.

About the Team

This position is part of the Red Lily Primary Health Care team that provides primary health care in the West Arnhem region (including homelands). Coordination with other communities and teams within Red Lily and beyond will be necessary to ensure that the communities receive high quality services and achieve optimal outcomes.

About the role

  • You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary remote primary health care team, that manage client care throughout the lifespan, treat illness, promote wellbeing, provide education & training, and encourage community health action to contribute to better health outcomes.
  • Your new role will involve the integration of Indigenous cultural imperatives in the delivery of healthcare in the context of an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service.
  • Opportunity to work within a dedicated team to advance the health outcomes of the Aboriginal community in Warruwi.
  • Share in the development of a permanent GP service, based on the unique needs of the residents of the community.
  • Experience a rare opportunity to work with one of the world’s oldest living cultures.


  • Offering up to 0.4 FTE Darwin based fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) GP role, which is open for an immediate start in Warruwi.
  • Benefit from a highly competitive Pro Rata Salary that can reach up to $304,000, complemented by Superannuation.
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,900 per year.
  • Medicare incentives up to 20% of total billing.
  • Accumulate leave entitlements in line with your work hours.
  • Relocation assistance and future development opportunities available.
  • Accommodation provided, with access to vehicle outside clinic hours negotiable.
  • Eligibility for Workforce Incentive Program (WIP) Doctor Stream payments of up to $60,000 in MMM7 locations.
  • Share your clinical talents and experience with the Red Lily Health teams allowing for innovation, collaboration, and creative service delivery.
  • Explore the region’s unique landscapes and people, with opportunities for fishing, hiking and swimming in the picturesque surroundings.

Our ideal candidate

  • Holds specialist General Practitioner registration with Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  • Is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) or the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).
  • Is an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Has a broad-based primary care experience in a rural/remote setting, ideally in Indigenous health.
  • Is culturally aware with knowledge of current issues impacting remote Indigenous communities.
  • Accreditation or experience as a GP supervisor is advantageous.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss your individual career aspirations and work life needs. Click the apply button now lodging your expression of interest. We hope to work together for better Health in West Arnhem. For more information on who we are and what we do please go to: 

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