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 Australian Women’s Coalition and the WomenSpeak Network, and is affiliated with Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA). We have a network of affiliated Australian state and territory societies:

ACT and Region
Webinar -broken mind body and soul: the ugly truth of family violence.
general practice
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Addressing Family Violence – a GP’s Perspective

In this RACGP Women In General Practice Conference 2015 webinar (still very relevant), Australia of the Year Rosie Batty, Barrister-at-law Carolyn Burnside, Former Victorian Attorney-General Rob Hulls and I discuss the role of the GP in addressing family violence. 

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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


Medical Women's Society ACT & Region

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


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.


Victorian Medical Women's Society

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


QLD Medical Women's Society

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

Contact us

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.

Interested in being involved?

We welcome new members and participation in AMFW activities.