AMA steps up campaign against self-education expenses cap

AMA steps up campaign against self-education expenses cap


Friday 21 June 2013

Australian Medical Association (WA) members should strongly back the campaign against the Federal Government’s $2000 cap on tax deductions for work-related self-education expenses, one of the most potentially damaging policies seen in many years and one that will affect the …


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Fair Decision from Fair Work Commission


Monday 17 June 2013

The AMA has welcomed today’s decision by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to reject the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) claim for a low paid bargaining authorisation for practice nurses working in medical practices.   Chair of the AMA Council of …


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AMA (WA) re-elects Dr Richard Choong as President


Thursday 6 June 2013

The Australian Medical Association last night re-elected Dr Richard Choong for a second term as State President.   One of the youngest Presidents in the history of the AMA (WA), Dr Choong, a Port Kennedy General Practitioner, was elected unopposed …


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Warning: Australasian Health Professionals Scam


Wednesday 29 May 2013

The Association has been informed that a number of practices have been approached with the offer of a free listing in the Australasian Health Professionals Directory.   The fine print of the contract shows that the listing in fact costs …


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Immunisation Strategy Clever, But Chokes on Child Care Legislation


Wednesday 22 May 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed the newly-launched WA Immunisation Strategy 2013-2015, but said the lack of legislation preventing unvaccinated children from attending child care centres is a gaping flaw.   AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong called the …


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