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Specialists in Public Hospitals

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Working as a specialist in a Victorian Public Hospital

AMA Victoria provides free advice, support and representation for members.

Issues for specialists working within the public hospital system can include:

  • contract negotiations
  • disciplinary and grievance resolution
  • remuneration
  • leave entitlements.

We have made a number of fact sheets available, based on the most frequently asked questions, as listed below.

Working as a specialist in a Victorian public hospital

General conditions of employment

Classification and salary

Full-time or part-time employment – what is the difference?

Leave entitlements

Collective agreements


Resolving disputes or raising issues

Continuing medical education

Non-clinical time

Public vs private

Victorian Medical Directory