A one stop guide to Advanced Paediatric training in Victoria


Advanced Training in General Paediatrics

  • Advanced training in General Paediatrics through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians requires the following core requirements:
    • General Paediatrics - 12 months
      • At least 6 months of this time must be General Paediatrics with a perinatal component
      • Completing a core General Paediatric term in a rural site concurrently also completes the required Rural aspect for advanced training
    • Developmental and Psychosocial / Community Paediatrics - 6 months
    • Acute Training (Paediatric Emergency / NICU / PICU) - 6 months
  • Trainees must also complete a further 12 months of non-core training

Positions on this site are part of the Victorian Paediatric Advanced Training group (VPAT) who are recruiting in a collaborative manner to decrease the number of individual applications registrars need to complete in order to be considered by multiple sites / jobs



  • A central email is available for queries or issues.  This is actively monitored during the main application period (June - August), but is infrequently monitored during other months of the year.  The central email is:
    • vpat.recruitment@gmail.com
  • Outside of active-monitoring times - please contact individual sites directly
  • Applications (during recruitment times):  https://vpat.au



    This site has been developed to provide information on Paediatric Registrar positions available within Victoria, Australia in one easy to navigate site.  Information has been provided by the individual sites and may change.  Please contact individual sites for further details on the jobs they have available