News & Media

The Media and Public Relations Department strives to provide an accurate, credible, and representative voice for medicine in Western Australia. The AMA (WA) President and other AMA (WA) spokespeople comment on a variety of medico-political, public health, research, and medical workforce issues in the breaking news media.

 

As a representative body, AMA (WA) constantly endeavours to keep its members informed of the latest news and membership benefits through a range of timely and professional publications.

 

Foremost amongst these is Medicus, the Association’s highly informative and entertaining signature monthly publication distributed to members throughout the State.

 

Media Contacts

 

Robert Reid is Director of Communications for the Australian Medical Association (WA). He can be contacted on 08 9273 3018 or 0422 553 877 for any media-related enquiries.

 

Janine Martin is Deputy Editor of Medicus and Media Officer. She can be contacted on 08 9273 3009.

 

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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."
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Caring for the dying is our greatest challenge
Dr Omar Khorshid
Wednesday, 6th December 2017

With the passing of euthanasia and physician assisted dying legislation by the Victorian Parliament earlier this week, the issue is now sure to travel West. In fact, this subject is likely to dominate public and medical debate next year. Already …