Work with us.

Whether you're an experienced Vet, a recent graduate, a uni student or still at school, we have programs to support your career with Tropical Vets and are one of only a few organisations that are accredited as an Employer of Choice through the Australian Veterinary Association.

We are a privately owned group of clinics on the North Queensland coast and Tablelands from Ayr in the south to Atherton in the north.  Our tropical lifestyle from rainforest to the Great Barrier Reef is enviable and offers the ultimate seachange or treechange with diverse and rewarding work.

We have six full-service clinics with full in-house blood machines, digital xray, ultrasounds (small and large animal), and endoscopes.  We also run three smaller satellite clinics and all practices are mixed animal. 

Experienced Vets

We are seeking experienced Vets to join our team.

The Tropical Vets group currently employs 27 Veterinarians across our clinics whose interests include:

+ Small Animal orthopaedics (including cruciates and fracture repairs)
+ Bovine Reproduction (including ET, FTAI and BBSE’s), nutrition and production
+ Equine reproduction (including AI’s), dentals and medicine
+ Small animal behaviour
+ Wildlife work (including Crocodiles and Cassowaries)
+ Remote Indigenous Community work on Cape York


Current Vacancies

Senior Veterinarian (Tully)

Senior Veterinarian (Innisfail)

For more information or to apply please email your current CV and cover letter to

Graduate Program

We welcome new graduates and provide exceptional structured support to kick start your career with confidence and experience. 

The Graduate Program includes:

+ Monthly cross clinic Zoom meetings to discuss cases or particular topics
+ Tutorials with visiting specialists including Dermatology, Cardiology, Opthalmology and Surgery
+ Days out on farm completing routine horse or cattle procedures (when time allows)
+ Competitive above-award salary and allowances


There are several steps on the pathway to working with Tropical Vets.  

Work Experience 

Starting at high school, we accept students for work experience. Ask your work experience coordinator to contact your local Tropical Vets clinic or email

Clinical Placement

Once you’re studying at uni, connect with us to do your clinical placement. Download the Placement Application at the bottom of this page and forward your completed form to

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Get in touch

If you're interested in working for a large network of family-owned clinics with generous salary and work conditions, modern equipment and great staff, please send us a cover letter and your resume.

To learn about our Graduate and Aspiring Vets Programs, or simply to discover more about being a Tropical Vet, join our Directors and Managers at our next
Open Day & Information Session.

Click one of the buttons above or email for further information.

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