2017-2018 State Budget Submission. Our Recommendations: Provide funding to undertake medical workforce planning: Provide funding to ensure Victorian doctors can complete their necessary training requirements. In particular, increase the number of medical intern, residency and registrar training positions (including at rural/regional hospitals) . . .
The Australian Medical Association (Victoria) welcomes the Victorian Government’s Ice Action Plan, which includes $18 million for ice treatment and rehab programs.
Our Recommendations: Provide funding to undertake medical workforce planning . . .
The Napthine Government has failed to acknowledge doctors' pleas for substantial and widespread improvements to the state's health system.
As part of the 2014-2015 budget cuts, the Federal Government has announced the following three major changes to the way general practice will be funded in the future:
Victoria’s political parties are following their national counterparts and failing to release full and detailed health policies prior to the upcoming election.
Today's Federal Budget announcement holds nothing but pain for Victorians. Just as no one is immune from sickness, no one will be immune from these dramatic increases in out-of-pocket health expenses.
This page outlines AMA Victoria's current public health issues
Governments and political parties must support general practice. AMA Victoria slams unsubstantiated policies which direct funding away from general practice and towards ill-equipped and insufficient alternatives: pharmacists and nurses.