The Australian Salaried Medical Officers' Federation Northern Territory (ASMOF NT) represents the salaried and non-government medical workforce in the Territory. 

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ASMOF NT Branch Elections

ASMOF NT Branch Elections will open 1 March 2024.

Nominations are called for

  • Branch President (1)

  • Branch Vice-President (1)

  • Branch Secretary (1)

  • Branch Assistant Secretary/Treasurer (1)

  • Branch Councillors from the following Practitioner Types:

    • Staff Specialist: 1

    • Medical Officer (Doctor in Training): 1

    • GP Registrar: 1

    • Miscellaneous: 1

Nomination form can be found here.

Nominations must be in writing and comply with the registered rules of the Organisation.

Prospective candidates and nominators should verify their financial status and any other qualifications required by the Organisation’s rules prior to lodging nominations.

Nominations must reach the Returning Officer via the lodgement method(s) stipulated below not later than 5:00pm AEDT on 22 March 2024.

How to lodge nominations
Nominations must be lodged via the following method:

By Email: A properly completed nomination form including all necessary signatures and attachments may be scanned and submitted as a pdf file to subject line for the email should read: “E2023/203 – ASMOF Nomination - [Your name]”.


  1. Emails to the AEC inbox that appear to be spam may be blocked. It is the responsibility of senders to ensure that their email reaches the AEC before the deadline for nominations.
  2. In order to be able to be received by the AEC, emails (including attachments) should be no greater than 6 MB in size.
  3. You may call 03 9285 7111 to enquire about the status of your nomination.

Withdrawing Nominations
Nominations may be withdrawn up until the close of nominations at 5:00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on 22 March 2024.

Candidate Statements
Candidates may submit a statement to be included with ballot material. As per rule 76(10)(c)(ii) ‘a candidate statement must not exceed 200 words and will include a biography and/or statement in support of their candidature, together with a photograph of the candidate if desired.’

Only statements which comply with the Rules and are received by the Returning Officer by 5.00pm (Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)) on 22 March 2024 can be accepted.

Voting Period
The ballot, if required, will open on 12 April 2024 and close at 5:00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on 10 May 2024.

Other Information
Changed Address? Advise the Organisation now.

Please Note: A copy of the AEC's election report can be obtained from the Organisation or from the Returning Officer after the completion of the election.


Australian Salaried Medical Officers' Federation - Northern Territory Branch

The Australian Salaried Medical Officers' Federation Northern Territory (ASMOF NT) represents the salaried and non-government medical workforce in the Territory. ASMOF NT's objectives are to:

  • Promote the broad interests of salaried doctors
  • Provide services to its members, including representation before industrial tribunals and in negotiations with employers
  • Advocate the provision and development of quality health services

ASMOF is a federation comprised of branches in all Australian States and Territories. Membership includes all levels of medical practitioners - interns, residents, registrars, hospital specialists, consultants, medical academics, medical administrators and salaried doctors generally.

The Australian Council of Trade Unions recognises ASMOF as the principal union for salaried medical practitioners, ASMOF having affiliated with the ACTU in 1991.

Our Commitment to you

  • Provide you with simplified advice regarding your employment rights and entitlements;
  • Assist with interpretation of contractual obligations, employer directive and legislation applicable to your employment;
  • Assist with resolution of payroll issues, including underpayments and overpayments;
  • Approach your employer to resolve issues relating to your employment on an individual or collective level (including rostering practices);
  • Work with you on resolving workplace conflicts and grievances and provide representation as a support person to meetings, as required;
  • Assist you with navigating performance-related matters;
  • Advocate for doctors' work health and safety with your employer to improve workplace employment practices; and 
  • Negotiate your industrial agreement (salary, allowances and conditions), within both the NT Public Service and non-government organisations. 

For those AMA NT members who are working as salaried medical officers, that is working as an employee, the AMA NT offers joint membership, at no extra charge, with ASMOF NT.

For members who are full-time employees, that's a saving of just over $700 per annum and don't forget it's tax deductible!

PLEASE NOTE: ASMOF NT provides basic industrial support, we do not have a legal department. If the issue is of a serious nature please contact your MDO or Doctors' Health NT on 8366 0250 or visit ASMOF NT does not provide advice on pre-existing industrial issues. 

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Branch Council

Branch President
Dr Thomas Fowles

Branch Vice-President
Dr Georgina Taylor

Branch Secretary
Dr John Zorbas

Branch Assistant Secretary / Treasurer
Dr Alex Britcliffe

Branch Councillor - Staff Specialist

Branch Councillor - Doctor-in-Training
Dr Tom Young

Branch Councillor - Miscellaneous

Executive Officer / Industrial Officer
Fiona Crombie

Contact Details
Phone: 08 8981 7479
Fax: 08 8941 0937