Optimised Allocation

The Optimised Allocation pathway predominately facilitates allocation of medical graduates to positions in outer and inner metropolitan Sydney in the prevocational training networks. It is also used to fill positions in regional networks following exhaustion of eligible applicants in the Direct Regional Allocation pathway.

Who is eligible to apply to the Optimised Allocation pathway

  • Medical graduates who meet eligibility and NSW Health Priority Criteria
  • Medical graduates who are expected to complete a medical degree this year or have completed a medical degree in the past two years
  • Medical Graduates who have not previously worked as a doctor

Please refer to the Optimised Allocation Pathway Procedure for further information about the pathway.

Applicants must rank all of the 15 NSW prevocational training networks in order on their online application.

Prevocational Training Networks

Network  1

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Dubbo Health Service

Network  2

Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, Campbelltown/Camden Hospitals

Network 3

Concord Repatriation General, Canterbury Hospital, Broken Hill Health Service

Network 4

Liverpool Hospital, Fairfield Hospital, The Tweed Hospital

Network 5

Royal North Shore Hospital, Ryde District Hospital, Port Macquarie Base Hospital

Network 6

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Health Service, Mona Vale Hospital, Northern Beaches Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital

Network 7

Gosford District Hospital, Wyong Hospital

Network 8

St George Hospital, Griffith Base Hospital, Sutherland Hospital, Albury Wodonga Health – Albury Campus

Network 9

The Prince of Wales Hospital, Lismore Hospital

Network 10

St Vincent’s Hospital, Wagga Wagga Base Hospital

Network 11

Wollongong Hospital, Shellharbour Hospital, Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital

Network 12

John Hunter Hospital and Royal Newcastle Centre, Armidale Rural Referral Hospital, Belmont District Hospital, Calvary Mater Newcastle, Hunter New England Mental Health, Manning Base Hospital, Tamworth Hospital, The Maitland Hospital

Network 13

Westmead Hospital, Auburn Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (PGY2 only), Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Orange Health Service

Network 14

Nepean Hospital, Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Hawkesbury Hospital

Network 15

Blacktown Hospital / Mt Druitt Hospital, Bathurst Health Service