Northern Territory

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  1. NT - Darwin - Millner - 4 vet small animal
  2. NT - Darwin - Howard Springs - 3-4 vet mixed (small animal & equine) practice photos
  3. NT - Darwin - Humpty Doo - 2.5 vet small animal photos New Graduates welcome
  4. NT - The Red Centre - Alice Springs - 4 vet small animal / equine practice photos


Salary Package: up to $185,000 dependant on experience (Base Salary up to $150,000 + relocation expenses + bonuses and entitlements)

Experienced Small animal / Equine Practice Veterinarian for young, energetic and rapidly growing practice in one of the most vibrant townships in Australia – Alice Springs.

Northern Territory Veterinary Services’ Alice Veterinary Centre is rapidly growing and we are seeking a sixth veterinarian to join our friendly team. Ideally you will have small animal/equine practice experience or at least be competent with small animals and basic ambulatory pleasure horse practice and we’ll show you the rest.

The Practice: The practice is recently renovated, expanding into a large purpose built, fully air conditioned and includes two dedicated surgical theatre, large prep/treatment room, separate dog and cat wards, and horse stables. Equipment includes digital x-ray, 2 ultrasounds, endoscopes, in house Idexx lab machines, fluid pumps, pulse ox, ECG and BP monitors, digital dental xray, iM3 dental machine, orthopaedic equipment (TPLO and Stryker Drills), fully computerized with Rx works and 3 vehicles equipped for Equine ambulatory practice and remote community work. The clinic is rapidly expanding with the majority of the work being small animal and equine. We work also with the local wildlife centres and parks, treating a variety of native wildlife. We do a small amount of cattle station work, and this area can be focused on and grown if desired.

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Remote Indigenous Community Practice: In Alice Springs, we also operate Aboriginal Community Veterinary Services, providing services to remote indigenous communities throughout the whole NT. Community trips will be fully mentored and then accompanied with a nurse. Visits last for 1 to 14 days, averaging 5 days in duration and often travelling to spectacular and otherwise inaccessible areas including Uluru and the MacDonnell Ranges. Our remote work offers unique veterinary experiences in remote areas not normally seen by the general public. It is a great way to enhance animal welfare in remote communities.

The Position: We are seeking an experienced small animal or Small Animal/Equine veterinarian to help expand the practice which has grown rapidly. Applicants can be predominantly small animal or equine focused. Small animal work which is a large percentage of the practice includes routine small animal medicine and surgery with advanced surgical options if desired, and a small component of birds, natives and exotics. Equine work is routine ambulatory practice for pleasure and station horses and local racetrack attendance. Willingness to travel to remote Aboriginal Communities and overseas to take part in dog and cat health and control programs is also encouraged.

Continuing Education: At NTVS, we encourage further education and offer at least 1 week of continuing education per year to our veterinary staff. We will send staff to courses and conferences to help further their skills and knowledge in a variety of different areas. Special interests are encouraged and we strongly follow best practice and evidence based medicine.

The Town: Alice Springs is a bustling town and far from being in the middle of nowhere. It has an extremely well serviced airport to all major capital cities, loads of shops, café’s, restaurants, schools, sports and cultural activities. Just a 2 hour flight to Darwin and most places. It is surrounded by many national parks some of them internationally renown including Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Kings Canyon, Palm Valley and the Larrapinta Trail. Its magnificent landscapes lend themselves to an active outdoors lifestyle. Major festivals and events include the Finke Desert Race, Masters Games, Henley-on-Todd Regatta, Camel Cup, and Alice Desert Festival to name a few.

Salary: We are offering a generous salary package of up to $185k (commensurate with experience). Total annual leave and days off of up to 15 weeks per year (4 weeks annual leave, 1+ week study leave and accumulated RDO’s) leaves plenty of time for exploring the area, visits interstate or overseas holidays. Salary sacrifice options are also available for rent and other items which can help maximise your after tax income.

Contact Alex Burleigh at or 08 8972 3599 for more information.

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Escape to Darwin in the Northern Territory! 

Join our friendly team and enjoy the warm weather and relaxed lifestyle. 

Attractive remuneration offered, with additional Profit Share incentives and options for relocation expenses, accommodation and car.

The role can be part time or full time (full time 4 days per week), with flexible arrangements negotiable.  Afterhours limited to 1 night per month on average.

Your caseload will include primarily dogs and cats, with a small percentage of pocket pets and wildlife. We see diverse and interesting cases and you will have the option of plenty of surgery and medical workups. You will be fully supported by a team of very experienced vets who enjoy helping each other.

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We encourage low stress handling of our patients, and a supportive and caring work environment for our staff. Special interests and continuing education are encouraged and supported.

Our clinic is privately owned, with owners working within the practice. We have a team of long-standing Vets and Practice Manager, and a dedicated reception and nursing team. 
The clinic is well equipped with: Abaxis in-house lab, Rx works, iM3 dental, ultrasound, DR digital xray, and orthopaedic gear.

If you have a Veterinary degree registerable in the Northern Territory, then get in touch for a chat about this fantastic opportunity. Email your CV and cover letter to Facebook

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A job has become available for a 3-4 vet mixed practice in Darwin's rural community. Work involves 70% SA and 30% LA predominately  equine. The clinic is set on 5 acres with equine stables and yards with  paddocks. We are 15 minutes from the centre of Darwin.

The small animal clinic is a state of the art purpose build,  with digital radiography (mobile and in clinic), mylab twice (in clinic)  and mylab 30 (mobile) , ultrasound machine with 1-15Mhz probes including cardiac, video endoscopes, arthroscopes and laparoscopes  (Karl Storz and Arthrex), full Idexx lab machines,  arthroscopic  towers (Arthrex) and synthes  locking plating  equipment and power tools. It is not unusual for us to be doing  a routine veterinary practice procedure such as  speys and castrates mixed in with a complex orthopaedic procedure or a laparoscopy. You will not be stuck doing endless vaccinations all day.

The large animal work involves mainly equine servicing the racing industry, local equine pleasure and top end stations. We get referrals from across the top end and have a visiting equine surgical specialist for more complex procedures. We have a mobile equine crush, power float dental equipment, gastroscope, tele pak, and equine laparoscopic equipment (Karl Storz),  equine gaseous anaesthetic machine and mobile ultrasound and digital radiography.

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The case load is interesting and varied. Clients are willing to pay for work ups making the work more rewarding than trying to cut corners. The clinic has recently bought a Cessna T210M plane to travel to remote areas /stations  in the NT and WA  due to increased  demand. We will be exploring this further in the near future.

We have plans to build a equine surgical facility with a Toshiba 16 slice CT for both Small and Large animals. This has been approved and will be going to tender in the near future to start building.

We are after a Vet who is enthusiastic, wants to contribute to all facets of the clinic with ample back up, enjoys the tropical lifestyle of the top end and the adventures it provides. You will be well renumerated with ample time off for exploring the many parks and rivers. After Hours is shared evenly on weekends with the boss doing most of the week work. Pay is well above award and usual holiday and study leave. We actively encourage continuing education.

If you are interested and want to discuss the position further please contact us at or by phone 08 8983 1458.

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Humpty Doo Veterinary Hospital is looking for a full or part time veterinarian to join our team. We are a small family orientated clinic and understand the importance providing a supportive working environment and respect for personal time. New grads welcome to apply. We would also consider and overseas applicant.

Humpty Doo Vets is a 2.5 full time equivalent vet companion animal clinic in the rural area 15 minutes south of the Darwin suburbs in the Northern Territory. Humpty doo is a relatively new clinic, providing a spacious and pleasant working environment. We focus quality care for pets, building excellent ongoing relationships with our clients and a good team working environment.

Our full time vets work a 4 day week. However we can be flexible. One weekend in 4. We have 20 minute consults, 30 minute lunch break plus 30 minutes a day for write ups. Our last new grad is still with us after 2 years. After hours is minimal (One night per 3 weeks)

Being in the tropics you will have the opportunity to work up and treat an interesting range of cases both medical and surgical. Our facilities include a separate surgery, isolation, cat and dog wards, in clinic Idexx pathology, IM3 dental equipment, customer logic software, DR x ray system plus a new ultrasound. Darwin has access to a specialist surgeon and visiting Dermatologist and Ophthalmologist if needed.

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Salary is well above award, negotiable based on experience. Assistance with relocation and accommodation available if needed.

This is a quote from our current new graduate veterinarian: “The most important thing for me as a new graduate was finding somewhere that would support me 110% and that’s why I love working at Humpty Doo Vets.”

Humpty Doo is 38km south east of Darwin. See these links for more information on Darwin and surrounds. Our staff are happy to talk to you about working at HDV. Great lifestyle for the right applicant. Live in a destination others go to for a holiday.

For more information or to apply, please contact Marie Montgomery-Quin on 08 8988 3340 or email


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