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, partners with Doctors for the Environment Australia and is affiliated with Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) 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
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 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

CSW65 Agreed Conclusions

View the brief summary of the CSW65 Agreed Conclusions. Prepared by Dr Magdalena Simonis President, AFMW , host of the AFMW CSW65 Parallel Event. The full version is also available to download. Aims of the Commission are for: Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.

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Better Futures Australia Climate and Health Roundtable
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 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Better Futures Australia Climate and Health Roundtable

The AMFW President has been invited to join the The Climate and Health Alliance, Doctors for the Environment Australia, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, and New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association — as the Better Futures Australia Health Sector Working Group. 

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RANZCOG Women's Health Summit 2021
 AFMW Events Coordinator

RANZCOG – Women’s Health Summit 2021

27 MAY. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) is pleased to announce that it will hold the RANZCOG Women’s Health Summit 2021 at Australian Parliament House, Canberra on Thursday 27 May 2021.

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Mentoring & Leadership SIG
 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

15 May Webinar – Supporting Women in Medicine Achieve Their Goals – MWIA Mentoring and Leadership for Medical Women

REMINDER: Join in this Saturday 15 May for the Mentoring and Leadership for Medical Women webinar, “Supporting women in medicine achieve their goals”. The session is the first of the year, hosted by the MWIA Mentoring and Leadership Special Interest Group, The event is free, open to all countries, is interactive, with international leadership speakers. Please spread the word.

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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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QMWS

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.