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10 Oct 2017
Keeping a lethal weapon in your home heightens the risk of it being misused, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 10 Oct 2017

04 Oct 2017

Doctors across all specialties see every day the harm and misery caused by tobacco, and AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says a proposal to raise the legal smoking age to 21 should be evaluated.

Published: 04 Oct 2017

10 Jul 2017

Health literacy is key to stopping the over-prescribing of antibiotics, AMA Vice President Dr Tony Bartone says.

Published: 10 Jul 2017

05 Jul 2017

AMA President Dr Michael Gannon explains why the AMA has repeatedly called for a ban on boxing.

Published: 05 Jul 2017

20 Jun 2017

A Geelong magistrate has refused to accept two medical certificates for a man who missed appointments for court-ordered community work. AMA Vice President, Dr Tony Bartone, says that doctors often turn down requests for medical certificates, particularly when there is no previous relationship with the patient.

Published: 20 Jun 2017

28 May 2017

For 30 years, Professor Bernard Pearn-Rowe has juggled his solo GP practice in Perth with his active roles in medical politics. The stalwart of general practice advocacy has been recognised with the AMA President's Award.

Published: 28 May 2017

28 May 2017

Former AMA President, "Wild" Bill Glasson, has been honoured with the AMA Gold Medal for his exceptional service to the AMA, and his ongoing commitment to the eye health of Indigenous people.

Published: 28 May 2017

26 May 2017

A quiet achiever with a strong social conscience, Dr Genevieve Goulding, has been named the AMA Woman in Medicine for 2017.

Published: 26 May 2017

26 May 2017

The NSW Government has won the inaugural AMA Best Public Health Initiative from a State or Territory Government Award for its campaign to combat childhood obesity.

Published: 26 May 2017

20 May 2017

Discrimination affects people's physical and mental health, and not allowing same-sex couples to marry is discrimination. The AMA is calling on the Australian Parliament to legislate for marriage equality, and end the divisive debate.

Published: 20 May 2017