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05 Mar 2019

AMA Queensland: Robust intern recruitment campaign resulted in 50% of the graduating class sign up to AMA membership, an increase of 30% compared to last year.

Your AMA-Q has been successful in acquiring extra dollars and benefits for their Jr doctor members out of the MOCA negotiations, strong support in working conditions, plus networking opportunities through event programs and career support.  


AMA Tasmania: Starting work in a new role can be daunting, let alone a new state and hospital which is why Geoff O’Kearney, Tasmania’s Industrial relations (IR) consultant has developed an excellent tool for our members. Titled "Working as a Doctor in the Tasmanian Public Health Care System" this invaluable resource assists both our newest recruits as well as our seasoned professionals to navigate their way through working conditions and entitlements.  Just one of the ways the AMA can support you through your career in medicine.


AMA South Australia: AMA(SA) loves connecting with students via social media! Stay connected with latest medical news, student events and more.

Connect with us on:

Instagram: @amasamembers, Facebook: AMA(SA) Doctors Group

Join us now!


AMA Victoria: Pregnant and a Dr in a Victorian public hospital? You are guaranteed your job back when you return! That is a new condition to the current Enterprise Agreement. The kind we get with our engaged members.

A very strong cohort of AMA Victoria members joined during 2019’s Intern O-Week. Great numbers for greater negotiations.

We’re pumped for the next round!


AMA Western Australia:  AMA (WA) represents you on issues that affect you at university and throughout your medical career.

AMA (WA) lobbies on behalf of student members for:

  • Funding for medical school places
  • Intern and Specialty training places
  • The adequate position of work and training places for graduates

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AMA-ACT: AMA (ACT) sponsored medical student ‘Welcome Drinks’ was a huge success with around 100 students in attendance. Dr Antonio Di Dio AMA (ACT) President and Dr Zaheer Jayhoon (newly graduated intern) welcomed the group with Peter Somerville AMA (ACT) CEO chairing the event. AMSA CEO Adrian Armitage was invited and addressed the attendees. 


AMA Northern Territory: Are you an AMA NT member? Are you an Australian Citizen or permanent resident? Will you be working in a rural / remote community in the Territory in 2019? If so, you could be eligible for a $500 grant under an AMA NT student specific medical program initiative.  Click here for more information or contact either Fiona Thomson or Kerri Warthold on 08 8981 7479.

The successful applicant will need to send through a 750-word report on their experience within two months of completing the placement.

Hurry! Applications close Friday 26 April 2019.

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Published: 05 Mar 2019