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The Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) is the peak representative body for Australian medical students.

AMSA is a vibrant student-run organisation that represents, informs and connects all of Australia’s medical students.

Hundreds of medical student volunteers work together to run our professional-standard events, advocacy campaigns, special interest groups, community and wellbeing initiatives, projects and publications.

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The AMSA represents you on the important issues that affect you now while at university, and during your future career in medicine. We lobby on behalf of our student members on funding for medical school places, intern and specialty training positions, and ensure the adequate provision of work and training places for graduating students.

Learn more about AMSA's advocacy

Top Resources

Becoming a Doctor
Understand the steps to becoming a doctor in Australia.  

Doctors in Training 
Graduating from medical school and starting your internship is one of the biggest transitions you will make in your professional life. Learn what's involved when you become a doctor in training.  

Career advancement   
Prepare for your future medical career with practical tips and real-life advice.  

Guide to social media and the medical profession
Professional standards remain the same whether communicating through social or traditional media. Tips and traps every doctor and medical student should know.  

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Created by the AMA, doctorportal Learning provides ongoing high-quality, accredited medical education support.

Do you need access to learning outside of university? We’ve made doctorportal Learning available on devices from your laptop to your smartphone, and you don’t need to worry about completing a module in one go. You can pick up where you left off, anytime.

Wherever you are in Australia, doctorportal Learning gives you easy access to manage your ongoing learning needs.

Contemporary medicine is challenging, exciting and dynamic. Countless new discoveries are making their impact on medical practice. The development of many new therapies and treatments arising from research in electronics, genetics and global health will mean future doctors will practice at the forefront of innovation.  

Visit Becoming a Doctor to learn about what lies ahead.

Ms Tish Sivagnanan
President, AMSA

Australian Medical Students’ Association

The Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) is the peak representative body for Australian medical students.

The key mandate of the Association is to connect, inform and represent every one of Australia’s 17,000 medical students.

Student Benefits

Get discounts and exclusive rewards on a broad range of lifestyle and business products and services.  

Access local AMA member offers

Northern Territory offers are included below.

Federal Student Member offers

The AMA is proud to offer student members significantly reduced rates to the Virgin Australia Lounge.

For an update on Virgin Lounge COVID-19 access, please click here.

For more information on the Virgin Australia Lounge please refer to their website

As an AMA student member, you and your partner are entitled to great discounts on QANTAS Club membership. For an update on COVID-19 access from the QANTAS Club Team, please click here.

To access the special discounted rates below, please contact QANTAS on 1300 402 515 and quote the AMA's Corporate Scheme Number: 0000 110 896

AMA member discount provides a 30% discount to Membership fees & Renewal fees.

For QANTAS travel updates, please refer to their website.

LOGIN or JOIN NOW to take advantage of this offer.

AMA student members receive a 10% discount on all products at the MJA Bookshop.

The MJA Bookshop sells a wide range of Australian medical texts and is the exclusive Australian distributor for American Medical Association publications.

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AMA members enjoy special discounts including:

  • 10% discounted rental prices
  • Access to reduced daily rates for Optional Services including AER (Accident Excess Reduction) and AER Plus (Accident Excess Reduction Plus).
  • Earn Virgin Blue Velocity points
  • Hertz promotional offers.

LOGIN or JOIN NOW to take advantage of this offer.

AMA Victoria offers a variety of coaching services and career solutions designed to support doctors across their entire career lifecycle – from med student to retirement.

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