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

AFMW Constitution Update

The AFMW has been required to update its Constitution and incorporate the Model Rules to comply with incorporation requirements. The AFMW Governance Sub-committee, in particular

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Notice of 2014 AGM

All Medical Women’s Society members are invited to attend the AFMW AGM.   This will be held at Trinity College in Room 1/Drama Room of

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AFMW Position Statements – Women’s Reproductive Rights

AFMW invites feedback two draft position statements pertaining to women’s reproductive rights.  We hope to develop an informed position that advances ethical behaviour of the medical profession and protects provision of world class medical care to all Australian women.  Should we also have a position statement on Climate Change Resolution or Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (GLBTI)?  

We welcome your feedback via the Secretariat, Melissa Morey, at

– Draft Position Statement on the Ethics of of Doctor’s Conscience.

– Draft Position Statement in Abortion.

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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.