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The WomenSpeak Network

AFMW is a member of The WomenSpeak Network, one of four non government National Women’s Secretariats funded by the Commonwealth Office for Women to act as a conduit for the exchange of information between the Government and the women’s sector and provide representative advice on policy issues affecting women. The WomenSpeak Network provides the Federal Office for Women with significant input on issues affecting women in Australia, including childcare, women’s health, women’s leadership, young women, the role of men and boys in gender equity, and violence against women.

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Make a contribution to the Purple Bush Medicine Leaves – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women and Medicine project

Purple Bush Medicine Leaves

Buy your very own ‘Bush Medicine Leaves’ design AND support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women and Medicine Make a Contribution or Purchase About The Project The Australian Federation of Medical Women (AFMW) was pleased to contribute a fabric square to the International Collage for the Centennial of the Medical… Read More »Purple Bush Medicine Leaves

Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery Research Project


AFMW is collaborating with a number of other organisations in an Australian Research Council funded project “Elucidating the increasing demand for genital cosmetic surgery among girls and women in Australia”.  The project is now complete.

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Commemoration of Australian Women Doctors in WWI


In 2015, the AFMW and the VMWS were successful in obtaining a grant to support the commemoration of the service of Australian women doctors in the First World War.

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AFMW Leadership Skills Database


Medical women have a wealth of expertise, experience and ideas on how to improve medicine in Australia. AFMW can help you share your expertise.  Medical women’s voices often go unheard and they lack access to opportunities and forums that would allow them to foster change. AFMW is often approached by… Read More »AFMW Leadership Skills Database

AFMW Thank You Wall


AFMW recognises the many physicians who help our members through outstanding teaching, mentoring or instruction. We have established the AFMW Thank You Initiative to give our members a way to formally recognise and express their gratitude for the invaluable contributions of their mentors and teachers. The following individuals have been nominated as part of the AFMW Thank You Initiative.

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