Mixed martial arts must be banned – AMA (WA)

Mixed martial arts must be banned – AMA (WA)


Monday 14 January 2013

The state government should ban mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting in all forms, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.AMA (WA) Vice-President Michael Gannon said a cage-fighting ban imposed by the state government was very welcome but was not enough and …


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Prime Minister must lead the fight against methanol


Wednesday 9 January 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today called on Prime Minister Julia Gillard to stand up and show leadership on the recent death of a Perth teenager from a methanol laced drink on the island of Lombok near Bali, after it …


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State Government Must Step Up Ross River Virus Fight


Monday 31 December 2012

Ross River Virus is costing the West Australian community billions of dollars in lost productivity every year because of a failure by the State Government to take the issue seriously, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today. AMA (WA) President …


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Bali Travellers – Don’t leave commonsense at home


Thursday 27 December 2012

West Australians are becoming alarmingly complacent about basic health and safety precautions while holidaying in Bali, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “GPs are seeing an increasing number of illnesses and accidents from patients returning from Bali,” AMA …


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National Summit on Alcohol Marketing to Young People


Friday 7 December 2012

The AMA (WA) strongly supported the AMA’s National Summit on Alcohol Marketing to….


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AMA (WA) rejects WA Health’s Industrial Agreement offer

Thursday, 17th October 2019

The AMA (WA) has rejected WA Health’s offer for the replacement WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016.    Throughout the process, the AMA (WA) has continued to raise five key issues that must be addressed …