Completing your Intern year at Grampians Health Ballarat will ensure you will experience hands on learning in a supportive and well supervised environment. 
You will be a highly valued member of the team with excellent consultant contact time and high expectations with respect to your medical education and skills development. Our senior medical staff are committed to providing training opportunities and support career development of junior doctors.
At Grampians Health Ballarat we see diverse medicine. We are large enough to deal with complex and high acuity patients.

Intern Rotations Available

Grampians Health Ballarat offers 35 Intern positions at the acute and sub-acute sites in Ballarat in 2024.
Each Intern will complete five rotations that meet the requirements of the AMC National Framework for Prevocational Medical Training:

  • General medicine 
  • General surgery 
  • Emergency medicine 
  • Geriatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Orthopaedics
  • ENT

Training Programs

Learn more about our training pathways view our Prevocational Training Overview and our Medical Training Pathway Overview


Medical Career Pathways at Grampians Health

Virtual Information Session

How to Apply

Applications must be made via the PMCV match. Grampians Health Ballarat will be participating in the Victorian Rural Preferential Allocation (VRPA) Intern Match process through the PMCV

If you are eligible to apply for an Intern position, you must register with the PMCV.  If you are not applying via the VRPA match, you will then need to apply to both the PMCV and to BHS directly via the Mercury eRecruit Website

2024 Internship Applications Key Dates:

The PMCV Allocation and Placement Service (ASP) Intern Match Schedule of Dates 2023

Monday 8 May

Match Applications Open
Match will open for applications at 10am

Thursday 8 June

Match Applications Close
Match will close for applications at 5pm

Friday 9 June 

Health Service position numbers released PMCV to release document detailing distribution of health service positions to be included in the VRPA, Priority Group 1 and Priority Group 2 allocation rounds, respectively

Friday 9 June – Sunday 11 July

Video Interviews
(Managed by the PMCV)

Monday 12 June – Sunday 2 July

Health Services Assessment and Selection Process

Monday 17 July

VPRA results published

Wednesday 19 July

Priority Group 1 published

Priority group 1 unmatched and Priority group 2 and 3 round dates TBA – refer to the PMCV website


Tips for applying to Grampians Health Ballarat

  • Cover letters should be addressed to Junior Medical Workforce Manager - Mr David Channon
  • Make yourself familiar with the Grampians Health Ballarat core values
  • As part of Grampians Health Ballarat application process, you will be asked to answer some questions 'Why Grampians Health Ballarat?' and Why Ballarat?' - make sure you put some time into answering these.

Virtual Hospital Tour



1 Drummond Street North
Ballarat VIC 3350


03 5320 6858



“There are lots of reasons to Intern at Ballarat. Good exposure and good contact with senior staff.  Able to work autonomously and gain actual experience” – 2020 Intern

“Varied experience but supported and appreciated whilst you are doing it” – 2020 Intern

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