For information about immigrating to work or to study in Australia, you can visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship [opens in new window].
For information about whether your professional or technical background qualifies you for entry to Australia under the general skilled migration scheme see Professionals and other Skilled Migrants [opens in new window].
You can also check that your qualifications are recognised in Australia by visiting the Australian Skills Recognition Information page [opens in new window].
You can then use myfuture to explore occupations and employment opportunities. For more help see:
Work and employment
Find out about occupations, where the jobs are, how to get jobs and much more. Go to The Facts. Find the heading Work and Employment.
To get an industrial work placement in Australia, you will need to find an employer. You can research helpful industry contacts on myfuture.
Select Industry search from The Facts page on myfuture under the Work and Employment heading. Search with relevant key words.
This will give you a list of industries in Australia that match your requirements. Click on the relevant industry.
This will give you further links to organisations that can help you find an appropriate employer.
You may also need to apply for an appropriate visa.
Overseas trained doctors
For information about assessment of overseas-trained doctors, go to the Australian Medical Council website [opens in new window].
The Australian Medical Association [opens in new window] also has information for overseas-trained doctors.