Latest Australian Medical Association News

Victorian restrictions will benefit Nation
New AMA President calls to revive economy
Dr Antonio Di Dio recognised for services to AMA and asylum seekers
Seven doctors recognised for outstanding service to medical profession and amaa
Dr Steve Hambleton appointed as independent clinical advisor
Delivering Better care for patients now and post COVID
New Closing Gap Agreement a chance for change
Elective surgery pause welcomed
Dr Harry Nespolon
Most Australians Agree Children as Young as 10yo Do Not Belong in Prison
Two candidates in race to be next AMA President
AMA says thanks to John Flannery
Health of Australian families prioritised over alcohol profit margins – AMA
Thousands on JobSeeker contact their MPs in National Day of Action to Raise Rate for Good
Consumers vote for a red, black and white ‘health warning’ label on alcohol
Doctors and medical students have health issues too
AMA supports Government’s sensible changes for access to Medicare telehealth services
Continuous care with telehealth stage seven
Masks an option for COVID-19 hotspots
AMA calls for pause in COVID-19 restrictions
AMA will support new National rural health Commissioner on big challenges ahead
Better coordination needed to keep people out of hospital
Telehealth must remain an integral part of Australian health system
Using AI to deliver best treatment quickly
High use of poorly financed aged care
COVID-19 pandemic highlights need for Australia to establish an independent National Centre for disease control
Uniting and Recovering from COVID-19
AMA supports Australian Government’s stance on e-cigarettes and vaping
Uniting and Recovering from COVID-19
Indigenous ICU patients suffer in long term
Immunisation Status among top 5 healthcare documents Australians want access to
Greater investment in Indigenous health would reduce need for protests
Medical profession recognised in Honours list
New telehealth mental health service for medical profession
Alcohol ads intoxicate during pandemic
‘Breast is best’ push out of touch
Our kids must be protected from tobacco industry
Smart strategic move by Government to replace COAG with National Cabinet
NRL July Crowds Plan Belongs In Sin Bin
Palliative care even more important in COVID crisis
Patients Embrace Telehealth – COVID-19 Reforms Must Be Made Permanent
AMA Calls for Single Employer Model For All GP Registrars
Parliamentary Select Committee recommendations on e-cigarettes not evidence-based and irrelevant
AMA urges National Cabinet to consider necessary access to health care as decision on elective surgery nears
AMA welcomes first Deputy CMO for mental health
Greater COVID-19 support needed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
National Cabinet should become a permanent feature of Australian politics – AMA
AMA commends national Cabinet on cautious approach to lifting COVID-19 restrictions