Assistance for Doctors

Doctors in Training

AMA Victoria's overview of the new clauses in the 2018 Enterprise Agreement for Doctors In Training.

 

Services for DiT members

 

Issue representation through the DiT Subdivision

The AMA Victoria DiT Subdivision is the peak group representing the interests of all doctors in training in Victoria. It can be a powerful driver of change in the health system if used to its full potential.

An actively engaged membership is the core ingredient for the DiT Subdivision to successfully maintain the strength and relevance of this organisation for its members.

During 2019, the DiT Executive will continue to:

You’re encouraged to attend the monthly committee meetings at AMA House so you can stay abreast of issues and contribute to the DiT Subdivision agenda. The DiT Subdivision meets on the second Wednesday of the month excluding January. 

Click here to read the Doctors in Training Subdivision Constitution.


2019 Meeting Dates


Committee Representatives


State-wide enterprise bargaining


Wellbeing Services


Representation


Intern Employment Entitlements

In December 2018, AMA Victoria delivered more gains for its members through enterprise bargaining. The new agreement delivered the following:


Contact Us

For more information on the Doctors in Training Subdivision, contact Grant Forsyth on (03) 9280 8722 or GrantF@amavic.com.au

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DiT Classifications Explained

A DiT hospital contract does no more than create a time period for the employment relationship and bind the DiT to their hospital’s policies and procedures.

Doctor In Training Case Studies

AMA Victoria has been able to assist junior doctors with various workplace issues. Read our case studies. These are real stories, the names have been changed to protect the member's privacy.

Higher Duties: How a DiT Should be paid

A HMO paid higher duties on an 86 hour Registrar roster is eligible for 76 hours ordinary time and then 10 hours overtime with pay being based on the Registrar-1 hourly rate for each hour worked.

Rates of Pay: Doctors in Training

From the first pay period commencing on or after 1 December 2015, Doctors in Training will be paid the following minimum wage rates . . .

DiT Safe Hours

While the AMA DiT Agreement 2013-2017 provides guaranteed time off, maximum shift lengths and breaks between shifts, if a DiT’s roster or work pattern is assessed as ‘high risk’ the DiT is entitled to refuse to do the work (sub clause 25.3).

Doctors in Training: Registrar training time

Training time is a very important benefit for registrars as it gives them paid time to complete their training requirements in order to become fully trained specialists and better doctors. The intention of the training time clause is for doctors to have a...

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