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Projects & Initiatives

AFMW Projects and Initiatives

The AFMW has embarked on several initiatives and projects over the years. These aim to either shed further light on the issues that we advocate for, or assist medical women both professionally and personally. If you are interested in conducting research or undertaking a project that is in alignment with our mission, we are very willing to assist.

Projects & Initiatives

City cat ferry transport on the Brisbane river
AFMW
 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis AM, AFMW Immediate Past President

Petition – Decarbonising transport is good for health | CAHA

Health professionals and community members are calling on Australia’s Transport Minister Catherine King to create a healthy transport system. Please read this document and sign the petition our friends at CAHA have issued.

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2023 Bursaries now awarded plus resources for Voice to parliament referendum
Initiatives
 Dr Lydia Pitcher

2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursaries Awarded plus Resources for the Voice to Parliament Referendum [UPDATED]

UPDATED – NEW RESOURCES AVAILABLE We are very pleased that the 2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursaries, announced during NAIDOC Week have been awarded to the recipients. This coincided with the announcement of the date of the Referendum on the Voice to Parliament. We encourage our members to continue to review additional resources with regard to this Referendum.

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Dr Anna Seth
AFMW
 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis AM, AFMW Immediate Past President

Uplifting video, jobs, volunteering and more | CAHA

Feeling weary regarding the ever present threats of climate change? Here is an excellent post created by a DEA member a couple of years ago which still resonates with me.  And if you are interested in taking a course or being involved in some form of research or volunteering, our friends at Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) have shared a great link.

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2023 - 2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursary Recipient: Dr Alicia Veasey
Initiatives
 Dr Lydia Pitcher

Introducing Dr Alicia Veasey, 2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursary Recipient

This week we complete the series where we have profiled the achievements and aspirations of the 2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves recipients in the lead up to the 2023 Referendum on the Voice to Parliament. We introduce you to Dr Alicia Veasey, a proud Torres Strait Islander woman, an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a subspeciality fellowship in Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology (IFEPAG).

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2023 - 2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursary Recipient: Dr Julia-Rose Satre
Initiatives
 Dr Lydia Pitcher

Introducing Dr Julia-Rose Satre, 2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursary Recipient

We continue to profile the achievements and aspirations of the 2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves recipients in the lead up to the 2023 Referendum on the Voice to Parliament. In our earlier posts, we shared the stories of Ms Megan Shuttleworth and Ms Natalie Gordon, and this week we would like to introduce you to another of this year’s bursary recipients, Dr Julia-Rose Satre.

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