Supporting volunteers and ADF Reservists responding to emergencies

Supporting volunteers and ADF Reservists responding to emergencies


Monday 13 January 2020

With fires raging across the country and the recent announcement of the deployment of 3000 ADF reservists to assist with the bushfire recovery, it is timely to consider an employer’s obligation vis-à-vis employees who may be enrolled as ADF reservists …


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Thanks to all health workers over Christmas


Tuesday 24 December 2019

The Australian Medical Association (WA) is sending a big “thank you” to all medical professionals working over the Christmas season, and a reminder to many stressed organisers to keep it in perspective.   AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller said …


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AMA (WA) festive season operating hours


Tuesday 17 December 2019

The AMA (WA) wishes you a wonderful Christmas and a happy and healthy year ahead.    Operating hours for the AMA (WA) during the festive season are:   AMA Secretariat, Membership, Recruitment and Training Will remain closed on all the …


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The hard work continues on VAD


Tuesday 10 December 2019

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has acknowledged the passing of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2019 (WA) today but said the hard work required to make the legislation as safe, workable and fair as possible has not yet been completed. …


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Stay cool, WA


Tuesday 3 December 2019

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has advised people to take precautions to prevent heat-related illness as temperatures rise in coming days.   AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller said the next few days were expected to be very hot and …


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"It is my hope that we can tackle the challenges our profession faces, united as one. If we dislike our working hours, our pay, gender inequality or low training opportunities, we can change these together. As a nurse in my previous life, I know that when a profession stands as one, people listen."
Dr Rebecca Cogan
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Perkins researcher develops tool to target the right vein, the first time

Tuesday, 7th January 2020

A medical device start-up established at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, is aiming to help patients undergoing one of the most common medical procedures.   Along with Emergency Consultant Dr Katherine Arenson and Telethon Kids Researcher Nick Buckley, …