- Published: 07 February 2008
There are over 3900 women registered with the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria. We encourage all these female medicos to become part of the Victorian Medical Women's Society (VMWS).
Membership application forms (click link to download) can be sent via mail or email; payment is accepted by cheque, money order or electronic funds transfer.
There are many personal and professional benefits of belonging to a vibrant, active network of medical women.
* Networking with colleagues.
* Experiencing the warm friendship and support of medical women; women who know what it’s like to try to balance a personal life and the rigors of medical training and practice.
* Advocacy, support and advice.
* Improving the health and welfare of all persons, especially women and children in the Australian community.
* Promoting the professional development of medical women locally, nationally and internationally.
* Assistance with applications to training programs and advice on career development.
* Accessing the Australian Federation of Medical Women and the Australian Women’s Coalition and working collaboratively to advance the status of Australian women.
* Being part of the Medical Women’s International Association and having your say in the United Nations and other global forums.
* Participating in local, national and international conventions, seminars and conferences.
* A chance to discuss the issues that matter to you.
* Opportunities to participate in research activities, leadership and project management.
VMWS Annual Membership Subscription Fees
* Full Members $160
* Student Members $35
* Retired or Senior Members $120
* Rural Members (>100km from GPO) $70
* Gift membership $120 (from a financial member to a full member)
5 and 3 year Memberships
Due to popular demand we offer 3-year and 5-year VMWS membership subscriptions for full, retired, senior and rural members. We offer a 10% discount for 3-year memberships and 15% discount for 5-year memberships. Avoid the yearly paperwork and get a discount!
*5 year full membership $680
*3 year full membership $432
*5 year senior/retired membership $510
*3 year senior/retired membership $324
*5 year rural membership $297.50
*3 year rural membership $189
Membership confers a wealth of benefits including free attendance at VMWS general events.
Membership fees for the Victorian Medical Women’s Society are tax deductable.
for further details:
PO Box 202
East Melbourne VIC 3002