About the AMA (WA)

The AMA (WA) is the largest independent professional organisation for medical practitioners and medical students in Western Australia

The Australian Medical Association (WA) looks after the professional and industrial needs of members at all stages of their careers, and is committed to advancing the medical profession. The Association is dedicated to protecting individual members and the collective interests of all doctors, be they working in WA’s public hospital system, running a private practice or providing services in community health centres in the rural and remote parts of the State.

Our highly professional Workplace Relations and Policy Team specialises in providing members with advice and support across a range of issues including workplace relations, legislative and regulatory, business advice and training tailored to the medical profession. As a member of the AMA, you are a part of the nation’s peak medical group.


AMA (WA) Constitution

The AMA (WA) Constitution was updated in 2018 to reflect requirements under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015.

Download the AMA (WA) Constitution


AMA (WA) Annual Reports

Annual Reports of the AMA (WA), including the most recent 2018 report, can be viewed below:

Code of Ethics

The AMA’s Code of Ethics represents the core of fundamental principles, which should guide doctors in their professional conduct. It covers issues such as respect for patients, standards of care, clinical research and teaching, the dying patient, professional conduct and the doctor’s role in society.

Download the AMA’s Code of Ethics



The Australian Salaried Medical Officers’ Federation is the Australian trade union representing salaried doctors. ASMOF’s objectives are to:

  • promote the broad interests of salaried doctors;
  • provide services to its members, including representation before industrial tribunals and in negotiations with employers; and
  • advocate the provision and development of quality health services.

ASMOF is a federation with branches in all Australian states and territories, including a Commonwealth branch. Membership includes all levels of medical practitioners – interns, residents, registrars, hospital specialists, consultants, medical academics, medical administrators and salaried doctors generally.


The Registered Organisations Commission (ROC) has made arrangements with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) under Section 189 of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 for an election of Federal Council delegates from the WA Branch.

Nominations are called for:

  • Federal Council Doctor in Training Delegate (1)

Nominations open 2 March 2020 and close no later than 5pm (AEDT) on 23 March 2020. 

► Notice and Nomination Form for WA (click to open)

NB. Please send your nomination form to the AEC not ASMOF