# 290 Communications and Advocacy update
Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria’s Communications and Advocacy team is working on for our members.
Archived State Budget Submissions
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) . . .