Prime Minister to address AMA National Conference

4 May 2017

The 2017 AMA National Conference at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, from 26-28 May, will feature an impressive line-up of influential political and health leaders, speakers and panellists, led by Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull.

The high priority of health policy in the current political debate is underlined by the attendance also of Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten; Health Minister, Greg Hunt; Minister for Indigenous Health and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM; Shadow Health Minister, Catherine King; and Greens Leader, Senator Richard Di Natale, at the AMA’s annual premier event.

The Conference will feature a high-level panel discussion of the Big Health Issues of 2017, moderated by Paul Bongiorno AM; the induction of new AMA Fellows; the Leadership Development Dinner; presentation of the Indigenous Medical Scholarship; Gala Dinner; and delegate Soapbox.

Policy sessions cover Health Care in Danger, Doctors’ Health and Wellbeing, Threats Beyond Borders, Improving Australia’s Organ Donation Rate, and Tackling Obesity.

The Prime Minister will address the Conference at 11.30am on Saturday 27 May.