If I take a career break, or return overseas for a period of time, does this affect my moratorium?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering a different question each week based on queries raised via our Facebook & Instagram profiles.

THIS WEEK’S QUESTION…?

If I take a career break, or return overseas for a period of time, does this affect my moratorium?

No!- Your moratorium starts on the date of your first registration in Australia with AHPRA, and will end 10 years after this date (providing the Doctor has achieved Permanent Residency or Citizenship). This can be reduced by working in a more rural area. 

The 19AB requirement to work in a DPA location for a period of 10 years (the Moratorium) does not ‘pause’, ‘stop’ or ‘reset’ if the Doctor stops working or does not remain in Australia. 

How Can We Help?

Our team offer General Practitioners assistance with finding jobs and a career pathway, and Medical Facilities to find a new Medical Practitioner. We also help with the full application process with AHPRA, RACGP, ACRRM, Department of Health, Medicare including 19AA & 19AB. If we can help, please contact us at [email protected]

 

People Medical Consulting are a team of professionals with a passion for guiding those specialising in the Medical industry to find their career pathway and settle into Australia. Working with both Australian trained and Overseas trained professionals, we have extensive experience in Recruitment of General Practitioners, and   Document Assistance for those requiring support with RACGP, AHPRA, 19AA and 19AB Medicare Exemptions.

 

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