Latest news and updates from the Australian Doctors' Federation

Dr Iannuzzi Talks on Rural Healthcare

Country doctor Aniello Iannuzzi — who has worked as a GP in Coonabarabran for more than two decades — said he had watched rural health services be wound back. "You've got this vicious cycle of patients who can't get access, who can't afford access and lack of skilled...

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Thank you for your support

The ADF team would like to take this moment to thank all our members for their on-going support through 2018. We wish all a Merry Xmas and a fantastic 2019

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ADF Statement on Alternative Medicine

The Australian Doctors’ Federation statement on Alternative Medicine The Australian Doctors’ Federation supports evidence-based medicine delivered by registered medical practitioners whose qualifications have been subject to the accreditation of the Australian medical...

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Dr Ken Elliot we have not forgotten you

The ADF has not forgotten Dr Ken Elliott. We urge the Australian government and all people of good will to maintain their efforts to release this humanitarian doctor.

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The World’s Six Best Doctors

Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, died a billionaire at age 56. This is his final essay:  “I reached the pinnacle of success in the business world.  To some, my life is the epitome of success.  However, aside from work, I have little joy.  In the end, my wealth is only a...

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Fighting for the right for senior doctors to work past retirement age

SENIORS need to get for their rights and make politicians realise that older people still have a voice at the ballot box, says Perth doctor K C Wan. Dr Wan has been championing the movement for fairness and justice for doctors who want to work past retirement age.

“But this is not just about doctors. Plenty of people like to keep working and should be encouraged. It’s good for you,” he said. At 74, Dr Wan has more than the average briefcase of credentials.

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Dr Bruce Shepherd AM – Memorial Service

Dear Doctors, friends and colleagues of the late Dr Bruce Shepherd AM A memorial service for Dr Shepherd will be held on Thursday 07/06/18 at St Marys Catholic Church, 42 Ridge Street, North Sydney @ 11.00am In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for a consideration...

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Vale Dr Bruce Shepherd AM

Our friend, colleague and leader Dr Bruce Shepherd AM passed away at 7:30 this morning in Bowral, NSW. Dr Bruce Shepherd AM was the founder of The Australian Doctors' Fund (now Australian Doctors’ Federation), which, since its inception in 1990, has worked diligently...

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