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Nursing Graduates Program

Our Program

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?

Mater's Graduate Programs for Registered Nurses and Midwives are designed to assist graduates with the transition from study into nursing.  The programs allow Mater's graduates to work within a supportive learning environment to provide exceptional care to patients. 

We offer a range of programs for newly qualified nurses and midwives working across our hospital. 

Our program offer the opportunity for you to learn on the job in a hospital as you transition from academic learning to professional practice.  Each of our programs run for 12 months and cater for those who have already identified their nursing speciality and those who are wanting more experience in a range of clinical areas before deciding on a speciality.

We offer a range of options because your career is yours to decide.

Our graduates

As a Mater Graduate Nurse or Midwife 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 be a part of 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.

2023 Graduate Program Timeframes 

For any current students looking to register your interest for any future Mater Graduate Programs, please email

Mater will open applications for the mid-year intake in March 2023. 

FAQ's - applications

When will I receive an update?

Throughout each application process the graduate’s team will reach out to you once we have an update. This may mean you won’t receive an update for a period of time up until the commencement of the graduate program date. Please refrain from contacting the graduate’s team unless you do not receive any form of update after the start of the program.

Can I apply for a grad program after registrations close?

When registrations close, under no circumstances do we accept late submissions so please be prepared and apply during the application window. 

We do not accept emailed applications at any stage of the recruitment process. You must go through the application portal only. 

Who should I contact for assistance with my application?

If you are having any technical issues with the Mater application portal or unsure on how to fill out the application form please contact


DO NOT send a reference to the graduate inbox until you have been advised to, this will generally be once you have been selected to conduct a face to face interview. 

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