The Australian Medical Council is an organisation whose work impacts across the lands of Australia and New Zealand.

The Australian Medical Council acknowledges the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the original Australians and the Māori People as the tangata whenua (Indigenous) Peoples of Aotearoa (New Zealand). We recognise them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.

We pay our respects to them and to their Elders, both past, present and emerging, and we recognise their enduring connection to the lands we live and work on, and honour their ongoing connection to those lands, its waters and sky.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

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Australian Medicine In Context Publication

The AMC is preparing a new publication to replace AMC Anthology, which has formed the basis of all examination content.

An important consideration in the new edition is the development of new content related to the health of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and cultural safety. This content has been written and reviewed by respected Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health practitioners and educators.

The new edition will be titled “Australian Medicine in Context – key presentations and topics for entry to practice”. It will focus on patient presentations, with less emphasis on medical conditions and a strong emphasis on professional practice.

Good Medical Practice; Professionalism, Ethics & Law (5th edition)

The new (5th) edition of Good Medical Practice will be published later in 2023. It will be informed by the experience of community, regulatory, health service and systems stakeholders as well as experienced clinicians. Contributors from these groups will provide a mature and multifaceted understanding of professional medical practice, including:

  • Community’s expectations of the medical profession
  • Evidence and experience of professional, ethical, and legal challenges in Australia
  • Professional, ethical, and legal requirements for new and emerging practice areas.
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