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MOCA 5 Negotiations update - 20 March

The AMA Queensland/ASMOFQ Team today advocated on your behalf for the following increases:

Resident medical officers

Increase in the Professional Development Allowance to $4,000 for Queensland Non-vocational Trainees

  • Professional Development Allowance -
    (Non-vocational Junior Doctors)
    How far behind is Queensland?

    Northern Territory - $5,971
    Western Australia - $5,647
    South Australia - $4,000
    Australian Capital Territory - $3,062
    Victoria - $2,650
    Tasmania - $2,000
    Queensland - $1,575

    Average - $3,557.99

    *Above figures based on PGY4 and below

Increase in the Vocational Training Subsidy to $6,000 for Queensland Registrars

  • Registrar Vocational Training Subsidy -
    How far behind is Queensland?

    Western Australia - $9,899
    Northern Territory - $8,956
    South Australia - $8,000
    Victoria - $3,755
    Tasmania - $3,500
    Australian Capital Territory - $3,062
    Queensland - $2,626

    Average - $5,685.51

    *Above figures based on PGY4 and below

Senior Medical Officers

Indexation and back payment of the Senior Medical Officer Professional Development Allowance

Senior Medical Officer Professional Development Allowance -2006 VS 2007

Professional Development Allowance - $20,000.00

Resident and Senior Medical Officers:

Increase in the Professional Development Leave to four (4) weeks


The next negotiation meeting with Queensland Health is scheduled for Tuesday 3 April and it will be held at AMA Queensland.