Members who renew early win big
Congratulations to the following AMA Queensland members who renewed between 29 October and 18 December last year and won a $500 VISA voucher.
- Dr Andrew Alexander Davidson
- Dr Sophia Moisiadis
- Dr Peter William Leighton
- Dr Frank James New
Thanks to our members who have already renewed.
29 JAN 2021
Visiting Medical Officer Committee reactivated
Ahead of Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) contracts undergoing review in 2021, AMA Queensland has reactivated the Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) Committee as of August 2020. It is vital that we hear the opinions and concerns of as many VMO members as possible, from a variety of hospitals and specialties.
The purpose of the VMO Committee is to determine issues relevant to VMO members and to:
29 JAN 2021
ASMOFQ January update
Since returning from the Christmas break, the Australian Salaried Medical Officers’ Federation Queensland (ASMOFQ) has seen a steady increase in member enquiries (from Queensland Health and the Mater), as many members return from their own periods of leave.
29 JAN 2021
AMA Queensland members honoured in Australia Day awards
Congratulations to the following members who were recognised in the Australia Day Awards.
Dr Dinesh PALIPANA OAM is the Queensland recipient of Australian of the Year for 2021. As co-founder of Doctors with Disabilities Australia, Dinesh has worked with the Australian Medical Association Queensland to create first-of-kind national policies for inclusivity in medical education and employment.
25 JAN 2021
GPs to play key role in COVID vaccinations
We welcome the Federal Government’s announcement that GPs will play a key role in COVID-19 vaccinations in Australia.
AMA Queensland, along with the AMA, have been lobbying government for several months and are delighted by this positive result for both our members and the safety of our community.
15 JAN 2021
AMA Queensland statement on Greater Brisbane lockdown
8 January 2021
Professor Chris Perry, AMA Queensland President:
“Doctors welcome the three-day lockdown across Greater Brisbane and urge everyone in the relevant areas to stay at home or wear a mask if you absolutely must be in public spaces.
To stop the virus spreading, we need people to get tested and stop moving around.
If you urgently need to see your doctor, please limit the number of people attending the appointment, wash your hands with soap and wear a mask.
11 JAN 2021
Doctors warn against Russian roulette with vaccine
Patient safety must take priority over convenience when it comes to delivering the COVID-19 vaccines, according to Queensland’s peak medical group.
Australian Medical Association (AMA) Queensland President Professor Chris Perry said General Practices were the safest and most sensible locations for vaccine delivery.
9 DEC 2020
Fine line between pleasure and pain in Queensland Budget
Prof Chris Perry addressing media
The State Government had missed an opportunity to treat some serious and long-term pain points in the state’s health sector, according to the Australian Medical Association (AMA) Queensland.
2 DEC 2020
2021 membership renewal now due
It's that time of the year again...AMA Queensland members are invited to renew their membership for 2021.
Given the ongoing disruption from COVID-19, AMA Queensland has frozen its membership fees for 2021 to help ease the financial burden on our members and further support you to continue practicing.
Check your email for you 2021 renewal notices 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.
9 NOV 2020