Position Statement – Proposed Tamar Valley Pulp Mill
The Tasmanian Branch of the AMA has examined the (draft) Gunns' Integrated Impact Statement and in summary concludes: AMA Tasmania has significant concerns about the potential for adverse health effects resulting from the proposed Pulp Mill.
25 SEP 2006
Submission from the Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Medical Association
15 OCT 2005
Health Workforce Impact Statements
The Tasmanian Government introduced 'Better Hospitals Program one and two' address significant deficiencies in the Hospital system in Tasmania. deficiencies are in the number and location of specialist doctors as well as the the hospital infrastructure. Previous Government policy decisions were taken for the wrong reasons and without sufficient regard to the health needs of Tasmania.
10 OCT 2005
Policies and Position Statements
AMA Tasmania is the State's peak health lobby group advocating on a number of health issues on behalf of our members and Tasmanian patients. At a State and Federal level, the AMA provides information and commentary to the media and formulates policy, and position statements on a number of key public health issues.
AMA Position statements (available at the AMA website)
1 OCT 2005