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AMWA President featured on 6minutes.com.au

Dr Justin ColemanAMWA President Dr Justin Coleman was interviewed by 6minutes.com.au about his belief that GPs should welcome the move for greater transparency regarding payments and benefits from pharmaceuticaul companies:

Pharmaceutical companies last month released a draft plan to publicly name health professionals who accept payments, or even snacks, from them. Some GPs have reacted angrily to the proposal, saying it denigrates the profession. 6minutes talks with RACGP representative Dr Justin Coleman, who worked with Medicines Australia on the proposal.

Read the full interview with Dr Justin Coleman here.

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AMWA 2019 Conference now open for registration

We are excited to announce that the 2019 AMWA conference is now open for registration! Click here to read the full program.

Brisbane Networking Event

We are excited to announce our first face-to-face networking event for 2021 in Brisbane on Thursday 18 March at Corbett & Claude.
Please join AMWA committee member Eve Vickerson and other health communicators for a relaxed and informal gathering in Brisbane this March!

When:  Thursday, 18 March, 6–8pm
Where: Corbett & Claude, 283 Elizabeth St, Brisbane CBD.
Cost: There is no cost to attend for either members or non-members of AMWA. Drinks and nibbles will be provided, however feel free to purchase something should you require something more substantial.


Please click here to RSVP. Everyone is welcome!