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The Australian Federation of Medical Women (AFMW) is a not for profit, politically neutral, non sectarian, non government organisation that seeks to improve the health of all Australians, especially the health of women and children.

AFMW is a member of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, Australian Women’s Coalition, partners with Doctors for the Environment Australia and is affiliated with Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA), Advancing Women in Healthcare Leadership (AWHL) and Climate and Health Alliance in Australia (CAHA).

We have a network of affiliated Australian state and territory societies:

ACT and Region
NSW MWS
NSW
QMWS
QLD
VMWS
VIC
Dr. Lydia Pitcher, Dr. Kathryn Mainstone, Dr. Barbara Woodhouse, Dr. Anna Raymond, and Dr. Chloe Hang at the inaugural meeting of the QMWS Centennial Celebration Working Group
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QMWS100: Counting Down to 100 years – Our First Centennial Planning Meeting!

The inaugural meeting of the QMWS Centennial Celebration Working Group took place Tuesday 4th June 2024. Dr. Lydia Pitcher, Dr. Kathryn Mainstone, Dr. Barbara Woodhouse, Dr. Anna Raymond, and Dr. Chloe Hang were in attendance. We were graciously welcomed by Ms Lucy Reid, Senior Advancement Co-ordinator. We extend our warm thanks to her for her hospitality and for arranging easy access to the venue.

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Socks4Docs day event details
 Dr Marjorie Cross, OAM

Socks4Docs Day is on 7 June 2024

On June 7 wear your crazy socks and reflect on the mental health issues that many women in medicine are experiencing around stress, burnout,  micro aggressions, depression and  anxiety.

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Advocating for, and supporting, the health and welfare of our communities.

Join a passionate and dedicated group of women working towards equitable personal and professional opportunities for medical women and equal health care for all, especially women and children. 

Visit our affiliated state and territory

Medical Women Societies

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Medical Women's Society ACT & Region

Support and further professional development of ACT and Region female colleagues, including medical students.

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NSW MWS

Medical Women’s Society NSW

For 99 years, MWS NSW has been the peak representative body for medical women (including students!) in New South Wales.

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Victorian Medical Women's Society

No matter where you are in your medical career, VIC MWS is here to support you.

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QLD Medical Women's Society

Supporting QLD medical women and advocating for equitable health for all, especially women and children.

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The Australian Federation of Medical Women (AFMW) is operated by a volunteer team of medical women. Please contact us via our Facebook page or send an Email. Or use our contact form available here.

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