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Mater Graduate Nurse/Midwife - Transition to Professional Practice

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED - Due to the volume of applications received we aim to contact all applicants by 22 August with an update on their application. 

Do you want to be part of an amazing network of hospitals, with access to a world-class medical research institute and clinical simulation and education facilities?

As a Graduate Nurse or Midwife* with Mater you will be provided with all the tools you need to build a rewarding and enriching professional career.

You will learn from the best and work in a world-class organisation. If you are passionate about caring for others, you will come together with like-minded people who will help you to progress and achieve your goals.

We don't see you as graduates, but as the leaders of the future.

Our future.


2019 Mater Graduate Recruitment Timeframes

Application Stage

Applications open

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Applications close

Wednesday 8 August 2018


Interview Stage 1

Video-screening opens

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Video-screening closes

Sunday 26 August 2018

Interview Stage 2

Face-to-face interviews commence

Monday 17 September 2018

Face-to-face interviews finish

Friday 28 September 2018

Offer Stage

Offers made by

Friday 2 November 2018

Contracts issued by

Friday 16 November 2018


Commencement date

Monday 11 February 2019



Our program

Program information – Full details of our Graduate Programs (Please note not all areas are offered for each intake and current preferences are listed below).

How to apply - Details on eligibility, how to apply and our selection and recruitment process

Preparing your resume – Hints and tips on writing your resume

Full details of the Mater Graduate Nurse/Midwifery preferences for our early 2019 intake can be found below.

(Please note the Mater Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program is only open to Mater Education Diploma of Nursing graduates.   Details on the EN program will be emailed to all eligible students.  For more information regarding Mater's exciting Diploma Program please click here.)


February 2019 Program Preferences

Below are the areas available as part of our February 2019 graduate program and those not listed are not offered for this intake. 

All programs are based at Mater’s South Brisbane campus unless otherwise specified.

Registered Nurse Rotational Program

  • Medical
  • Emergency Short Stay
  • Day Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Gynaecology/Urology
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Neurosciences

Mater Specialty Programs

  • Neonatal Critical Care Unit and Special Care Nursery
  • Critical Care Unit
  • Emergency Department
  • Mater Cancer Care Centre
  • Intensive Care
  • Perioperative (South Brisbane, Redland and Springfield)
  • Central Staffing Office
  • Medical – Chronic Diseases (Redland and Springfield)
  • Surgical Inpatient (Redland and Springfield)

Registered Midwifery and Dual Degree Programs

  • Registered Midwife (RM and Dual Degree graduates)
  • Registered Midwife/Nurse Midwifery Pathway (Dual Degree graduates only)
  • Registered Midwife/Nurse Midwifery Choice (Dual Degree graduates only)


How to apply

Please ensure you have reviewed the details  of our Program information and How to apply booklets.

In order to be eligible for our program applicants must submit the following:

  • Resume/CV (a cover letter is NOT required)
  • Completed selection criteria (print or save as a PDF and upload in place of a cover letter)
  • Answer all required application questions

To submit your application click here



Those who are successful for a face-to-face interview will be required to provide two (2) references at interview:

If you are unable to provide an employment reference please provide two clinical references. 

Do not email your references prior to being requested for a face-to-face interview.



If you require any assistance please contact Mater's Graduate Support Team by emailing