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
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Dubbo Health Service
Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, Campbelltown/Camden Hospitals
Concord Repatriation General, Canterbury Hospital, Broken Hill Health Service
Liverpool Hospital, Fairfield Hospital, The Tweed Hospital
Royal North Shore Hospital, Ryde District Hospital, Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Health Service, Mona Vale Hospital, Northern Beaches Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital
Gosford District Hospital, Wyong Hospital
St George Hospital, Griffith Base Hospital, Sutherland Hospital, Albury Wodonga Health – Albury Campus
The Prince of Wales Hospital, Lismore Hospital
St Vincent’s Hospital, Wagga Wagga Base Hospital
Wollongong Hospital, Shellharbour Hospital, Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital
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
Westmead Hospital, Auburn Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (PGY2 only), Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Orange Health Service
Nepean Hospital, Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Hawkesbury Hospital
Blacktown Hospital / Mt Druitt Hospital, Bathurst Health Service