2018 Media Releases
AMA Victoria welcomes new State Health Minister
AMA Victoria welcomes and congratulates the Hon. Jenny Mikakos in her new role as Victoria’s Health Minister.
AMA Victoria welcomes pledge on hospital transparency
AMA Victoria welcomes an election commitment announced by the Liberal Nationals to improve public hospital transparency.
AMA Victoria welcomes $24 million pledge for mental health hubs
AMA Victoria welcomes today’s election commitment announced by the Liberal Nationals of $24 million to establish a trial of three community mental health hubs in Victoria.
AMA Victoria welcomes pledge for royal commission into mental health
AMA Victoria welcomes today’s announcement by the Victorian Government to hold a royal commission into the state’s mental health system, if re-elected.
AMA Victoria launches key election priorities
AMA Victoria has launched its top priorities for the Victorian health system in the lead-up to the state election.
AMA Victoria welcomes $1.5 billion funding for Footscray Hospital
AMA Victoria welcomes the Victorian Government's announcement of a $1.5 billion redevelopment of Footscray Hospital.
Steven Burrell appointed CEO of AMA Victoria
AMA Victoria is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Steven Burrell as Chief Executive Officer.
AMA Victoria members honoured
AMA Victoria would like to congratulate all of our members who were recognised with Australia Day honours for services to the community.
Associate Professor Julian Rait OAM elected new President of AMA Victoria
Associate Professor Julian Rait is the new President of AMA Victoria replacing Dr Lorraine Baker whose two-year term has come to an end.
Wear odd socks to support doctors’ mental health
Today, staff at AMA Victoria will show their support for doctors experiencing mental illness by wearing crazy socks.
AMA Victoria says penalties must be enforced for violence against healthcare workers
AMA Victoria wishes to convey its profound disappointment in the sentence handed to two individuals who attacked paramedics in 2016.
AMA Victoria says it’s time to book your flu vaccination
Influenza (flu) vaccinations are now available from most GP clinics and it is a timely reminder to all Victorians to book an appointment to be immunised against the flu.
The Victorian Budget delivers on mental health and addiction
The Victorian Budget delivers on significant investment in mental health and addiction, and first steps for Health IT infrastructure. Preventive health intervention not targeted.