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10 Jan 2020
AMA President Dr Tony Bartone called for local community GPs to be involved in future disaster and emergency planning to ensure primary healthcare is coordinated and ready when disasters like bushfires occur. Dr Bartone also talked about the smoke haze and measles outbreak to Sky News.

Published: 10 Jan 2020

25 Jun 2019

Transcript:   AMA Vice President, Dr Chris Zappala, Sky News, Live Now with Stacey Lee, Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Subject:   Measles

STACEY LEE:           We're going to get some more on this now. Doctor Chris Zappala joins me live. He is the Vice President of the Australian Medical Association.

Published: 25 Jun 2019

09 May 2019

AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today that the AMA is concerned about the number of election candidates who are spreading lies and misinformation about the worldwide success of vaccination in eradicating disease and saving lives.

Dr Bartone said it is disturbing that candidates, and even a whole political party, have been casting doubt on the proven benefits of vaccination. The AMA is aware of one anti-vaccination candidate who is also campaigning against fluoridation of water.

Published: 09 May 2019

15 Jan 2019

Transcript:   AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, 2GB, with Chris Kenny, Tuesday, 15 January 2019.

Subject:  Measles, Vaccination.


Published: 15 Jan 2019

10 Jul 2018

Transcript:   AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, SKY News, with Ashleigh Gillon,
Tuesday 10 July 2018

Subject:   Breastfeeding, MMR Vaccine in Samoa, Successful Flu Vaccine Campaign

Published: 10 Jul 2018

27 Mar 2017

Celebrity chef Pete Evans should stick to pearl couscous, and leave pertussis to the scientists, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 27 Mar 2017

27 Mar 2017

Fluoride is a cheap, safe way to overcome health inequities, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 27 Mar 2017

20 Mar 2017

With news that an unvaccinated seven-year-old girl is in a Brisbane hospital in a coma with tetanus, Dr Bartone joined Ray Hadley on 2GB to discuss whether a public education campaign is needed to reassure vaccine-hesitant parents.

Published: 20 Mar 2017

08 Mar 2017

Transcript: AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, ABC News 24, 8 March 2017

Subject: Medical registration; vaccinations

Published: 08 Mar 2017

08 Mar 2017

AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, says he would be surprised if doctors were denying treatment to unvaccinated children. He talks to Sunrise host Samantha Armytage about a survey that found overwhelming support from parents for vaccination programs.

Published: 08 Mar 2017