Published Articles

Call to extend Health Care Homes trial for another year

The Health Care Homes trial must be extended to the end of 2020 to make up for its chaotic beginning, the AMA says.
14 December 2017

Police warn of sex offender targeting female GPs

Police and the AMA warn the man is attempting to book appointments in Melbourne
04 December 2017

Voluntary assisted dying to become legal in Victoria

Victoria will be the first Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying after the state's Upper House passed new laws on Wednesday afternoon.
22 November 2017

Thousands of GP practices in for a funding cut: AMA

Thousands of practices across Australia will lose money next May when the revamped practice incentive program comes into effect, the AMA warns.
12 October 2017

Is the medical profession about to lose control over its education standards?

A fight is brewing over a proposal to revamp medical accreditation.
05 October 2017

Head of doctors' health program quits

The psychiatrist in charge of Australia’s leading doctors’ health service is resigning over fears her patients will lose their anonymity if the clinic is moved onto AMA property.
23 August 2017

'It is a health issue': AMA stares down internal dissent on marriage equality

The association is under fire from a group of marriage equality opponents from within its own ranks.
09 August 2017