Direct Regional Allocation

The Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) coordinates the allocation of medical graduates from accredited Australian and New Zealand universities to Prevocational Training Networks across NSW.

The Direct Regional Allocation pathway gives priority to filling regional and outer metropolitan training positions and to building a sustainable regional and outer metropolitan workforce over the longer term in NSW.

The Direct Regional Allocation pathway is part of the annual medical graduate recruitment in NSW.

Who is eligible to apply to Regional Allocation pathway

  • All medical graduates who are priority category 1 to 4 of the NSW Health Priority List are able to apply through this pathway.
  • Offers will be made in the order outlined in the NSW Health priority List for Intern Recruitment.

Please refer to the Direct Regional Allocation procedure for further information about the pathway.

Direct Regional Allocation is coordinated by HETI for applicants that nominate one of the following regional prevocational training networks in NSW as their first preference on their online application.

Prevocational Training Networks

Network 2 Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital and Campbelltown and Camden Hospitals
Network 4 Liverpool Hospital, Fairfield Hospital and The Tweed Hospital
Network 7 Gosford District Hospital and Wyong Hospital
Network 11 Wollongong Hospital, Port Kembla Hospital, Bulli Hospital, Shellharbour Hospital, Coledale Hospital and Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital
Network 12 John Hunter Hospital, Calvary Mater Newcastle, Hunter New England Mental Health, Royal Newcastle Centre, Belmont District Hospital, The Maitland Hospital, Manning Base Hospital, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital and Armidale Rural Referral Hospital 
Network 14 Nepean Hospital, Hawkesbury Hospital and Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital
Network 15 Blacktown Hospital / Mt Druitt Hospital and Bathurst Health Service

For more information about NSW medical graduate recruitment, email enquiries to: or telephone (02) 9844 6562.