Avis Budget Offer
The AMA has now partnered with Avis and Budget Group, two of Australia's leading car rental companies, to give members special access to a 10% discount when renting vehicles.
Whether you’re travelling for work or leisure, you’ll be able to book the perfect vehicle for your needs at discounted rates throughout Australia.
14 NOV 2018
Update 3 – Information on Engaging with the Review
This Update is designed to be a useful guide to engaging with the Independent Review into Workplace Culture in ACT healthcare services. It provides information on several important matters.
2 NOV 2018
UPDATE ON AMA (ACT) CLAIM ON JMO EDUCATION AND TRAINING ALLOWANCE
From: Tony Chase
Manager Workplace Relations and General Practice
I wanted to update you on AMA (ACT)’s negotiating position on the issue of Education and Training Allowance for JMOs.
Until recently ACTH have maintained through the administration of successive agreements the college membership fee and other education and training fess are not an “education expense”.
26 SEP 2018
AMA (ACT) President's Message - Board of inquiry
I wanted to give you an update on where we are up to with our campaign for a Board of Inquiry to examine workplace culture and bullying in the ACT healthcare system.
On Sunday we held a joint media conference with ASMOF, supported by the VMOA, again calling for the establishment of a Board of Inquiry. We made this call to demonstrate that organised medicine stood together for the good of the healthcare system in the ACT.
My thanks to our colleagues at ASMOF and the VMOA for their support.
Protections for Staff
20 SEP 2018
Shining a light on our healthcare system
On Monday, the AMA (ACT) made a public call for an independent inquiry into workplace culture and bullying in the ACT Healthcare system. In our view, an independent inquiry is needed as a circuit breaker for the almost non-stop series of crises and complaints that have been coming out of the local health system over an extended period.
11 SEP 2018
AMA calls for judicial inquiry into workplace culture of ACT Health
The peak body for doctors in the ACT has called for the territory equivalent of a royal commission into the workplace culture of Canberra's health system, citing a "litany of missteps, maladministration, bullying complaints" over the past year.
10 SEP 2018
Greens Propose Changes to ACT Abortion Laws - (Canberra Doctor, July 2018)
Ms Caroline Le Couteur, an ACT Greens MLA, has put forward a private members bill to reform abortion law in the ACT. The Health (Improving Abortion Access) Amendment Bill 2018 is due to be debated by the ACT Legislative Assembly in September 2018.
In essence, the bill aims to make changes including:
5 SEP 2018