2019 Media Releases
This page contains AMA Victoria's 2019 media releases.
AMA VICTORIA SUPPORTS SUPERVISED INJECTING FACILITIES
After a prolonged debate within the community and in political circles the sensible decision has been made.
AMA Victoria President speaks out against claims from the World Medical Association
Today the World Medical Association put out a media release, which incorrectly suggests that its opposition to voluntary assisted dying is consistent with the views of the AMA.
A message from the AMA Victoria President on Voluntary Assisted Dying
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill has passed the lower house of the Victorian Parliament. Dr Lorraine Baker reaffirms AMA Victoria's commitment to support members during this process.
Public hospitals doctors say NO to 20-hour shifts
AMA Victoria will not back-down on safe hours and fair conditions for public hospital doctors.
AMA Victoria statement on former presidents
AMA Victoria confirms that Dr Stephen Parnis, Dr Mark Yates and Dr Mukesh Haikerwal are not spokespersons for the AMA.
AMA Victoria statement on the AMA President’s tweets
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) Victoria wishes to distance itself from recent comments made by the AMA Federal President on social media.
Media release on voluntary assisted dying final report
In light of the release of the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying – Final Report, AMA Victoria reiterates the AMA’s 2016 policy position on Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide, and makes the following statement with reference to this report.
AMA Victoria's policy submissions