Area of Need

ACT Health’s Area of Need strategy provides temporary assistance to employers experiencing medical workforce shortages in the ACT. The program helps employers recruit medical practitioners with limited registration for area of need to vacant positions where they have been unable to recruit a medical practitioner with unrestricted general or specialist registration.

ACT Health’s Area of Need strategy provides temporary assistance to employers experiencing medical workforce shortages in the ACT.

The program helps employers recruit medical practitioners with limited registration for area of need to vacant positions where they have been unable to recruit a medical practitioner with unrestricted general or specialist registration.

Medical practitioners employed under area of need arrangements must meet the registration requirements of the Medical Board of Australia.

Please see the documents below for information on the policies, procedures and guidelines for Area of Need.

Professional Indemnity Letter

Please contact People & Culture Branch if you require evidence of Professional Indemnity Insurance arrangements.   

Email: healthemployeerelations@act.gov.au 

Page last updated on: 2 Oct 2018