Peak Professional Bodies Unite to Oppose Tax On Learning

Peak Professional Bodies Unite to Oppose Tax On Learning


Monday 8 July 2013

A wide range of peak professional bodies have joined with the Australian Medical Association to pressure the Federal Government to abandon the proposal to cap tax deductions for self-education expenses.   At an emergency meeting held in Canberra today, 22 …


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FIFO Research Recommendations Snubbed by Federal Minister


Thursday 4 July 2013

It appears that the Federal Government has rejected key components of the recently completed Parliamentary Inquiry into impacts of Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO), especially the strong recommendation that more research be conducted into the practice as soon as possible.   In …


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Science roundtable must consider increased research funding: AMA (WA)


Friday 21 June 2013

Increasing State Government spending on research is a vital part of any increased focus on science by Premier Colin Barnett, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   The Premier’s decision to establish a “round table” on science is an …


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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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Ties strengthened between AMA (WA) and Hu Zhou, China

Tuesday, 11th September 2018

Following on from the AMA’s participation in a trade delegation to China last year, General Manager for Education and Training, Jan Norberger, returned to China earlier this year to sign an amicable cooperation agreement with the Hu Zhou People’s Third …