About AMA Queensland

The Australian Medical Association Queensland is the state's peak medical representative body and represents more than 9,630 Queensland doctors and medical students. Nationally, the Australian Medical Association represents over 31,000 doctors, including residents and registrars, public and private specialists, and general practitioners.

AMA Queensland is here to assist members through the secretariat who specialise in workplace relations, media and public relations, lobbying campaigns and policy development for the betterment of the medical profession.

AMA Queensland also actively campaigns for the rights of patients, better services in the public system, guaranteed freedom of choice in the private system and the right to access high quality medical services.

AMA Queensland’s Health Vision is based on the principles of trust, knowledge and compassion. We aim to work with doctors and all levels of government to improve the efficiency, transparency and accountability of the Queensland health system.

The Australian Medical Association has a long and proud history of advocacy on behalf of doctors and their patients. We are continually striving to improve our service to members and maintain the AMA’s position at the forefront of the profession.

Core Business

To support, promote and advocate for the medical profession in Queensland. 


To provide strong, innovative leadership through advocacy and support for the medical profession and in turn for the benefit of all Queenslanders.

Our Goals

  • A robust health system
  • Leadership and representation
  • Services and support