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Bursary Now Closed

Applications for the Inaugural AFMW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary ($1000) are now CLOSED!

Bursary applications have now closed. We look forward to announcing the successful applicant during NAIDOC week. We would like to thank all our members and affiliated organisations for spreading the word. Contributions to the Project can be made directly online or through the purchase of Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Scarves.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary

AFMW Bursary – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine – Applications CLOSED

APPLICATIONS CLOSED 21 JUNE: During Reconciliation Week, the Australian Federation of Medical Women, is making a tangible commitment to the support of continuing education of Aboriginal and Torres’s Strait Islander women in medicine with an inaugural bursary. As part of their commitment to reconciliation and the Makarrata Commission, we would like to encourage and empower a female medical graduate who identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, to further their medical career and/or leadership aspirations.

Magdalena Simonis, Chair AFMW Climate Health Action Group (CHAG)

AFMW Announces Our Climate Health Action Group (CHAG) [UPDATED]

UPDATE. New members to the AFMW CHAG welcome PLUS discover 6 Practice Tips to help decarbonize our planet. The AFMW is proud to be a member of the Better Futures Australia Health Working Group, which includes representatives from Doctors for the Environment Australia, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association, and Climate and Health Alliance.

Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM announced as AFMW patron

AFMW is proud to inform our members and the public that Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM, has become our patron. Dr Foley is an inspiration to women in STEM across the globe and is committed to tackling gender equality and diversity in the science sector. Throughout her… Read More »Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM announced as AFMW patron