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Bushfire emergency


As the devastating fires continue our thoughts are with those impacted and those working heroically to fight them.

AMA Queensland will contribute a portion of renewals made during the next 10 days to the bushfire victims, while the AMA Queensland Foundation will donate $25,000 to the appeal.

We are also aware that many AMA members may be directly affected.

14 JAN 2020

AMA Queensland 2020 Obesity Awareness Week. 9-13 March 2020


AMA Queensland 2020 Obesity Awareness Week.
9-13 March 2020

AMA Queensland is currently developing a public education and awareness campaign aimed at battling obesity, curbing chronic disease rates and promoting healthy lifestyles.

AMA Queensland’s 2020 Obesity Awareness Week, from 9 to 13 March, will focus on simple, easy ways that everyday habits can be swapped for healthier outcomes. Practical tips and tricks to help Queenslanders of all ages become more active, swap sugary snacks for healthy ones and cut down on digital devices.

17 DEC 2019

Council representative - Downs and West - casual vacancy


AMA Queensland leadership role

We have a casual vacancy on our AMA Queensland Council for a Downs and West Area representative position – postcodes 4350 to 4499 (inclusive) and 4602 to 4618 (inclusive). The term of this casual vacancy runs until the end of the AGM in May 2021.

We are encouraging members within your Downs and West Area who are interested in participating in the AMA Queensland Council to put their nominations forward for this casual vacancy.

16 DEC 2019

Board of Directors - casual vacancy

We currently have a casual vacancy on our AMA Queensland Board of Directors. This casual vacancy position will terminate at the AGM in May 2020.

I encourage members who are interested in participating on the AMA Queensland Board to put forward their nominations for this vacancy.

In order to nominate, would you please provide your CV and the Nomination Form. Please forward these to us by emailing e.judd@amaq.com.au by no later than COB Friday 10 January 2020.

16 DEC 2019

Gen Z calls for one-stop-shop GPs, AMAQ survey finds

Gen Z calls for one-stop-shop GPs, AMAQ survey finds

Queensland's Gen Z is driving a driving a shift towards one-stop-shop primary health care that would see GP clinics offering a broader range of services, including x-rays and psychology appointments.

AMA Queensland surveyed more than 1000 people in regional and urban areas to measure community attitudes towards primary health care delivery and found more than 90 per cent of 18-24-year-olds wanted their GP practices to also offer x-rays, pharmacies, physiotherapy and more.

16 DEC 2019

Queensland fires - Member assistance and support

 

With weather conditions making it even harder for Queensland Fire and Emergency Services today, we are aware that many of our members may be directly affected.


IMMEDIATE WORKPLACE RELATIONS ADVICE

For any queries in relation to practice closures, general health and safety issues, staff unable to get to work, rostering and overtime, you can contact our Workplace Relations Team on (07) 3872 2222.

13 NOV 2019

2020 AMA Queensland membership is now open to renew


From Friday 1 November, AMA Queensland members are invited to renew their membership for 2020. Members will have received their renewal notices via email with instructions on the easiest ways to renew including an Express Renewal link requiring only your surname and postcode along with the credit card details that you wish to pay with.

4 NOV 2019