AMA (WA) speaks with opposition spokesman on key health issues

AMA (WA) speaks with opposition spokesman on key health issues


Monday 8 July 2013

The Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon. Peter Dutton, visited the AMA (WA) last week to discuss a range of vital health-related issues including the Government’s plan to cap tax deductions for self-education expenses.   AMA (WA) President …


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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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