ASMOF- the Doctors' Union

The Australian Salaried Medical Officers' Federation is the Australian trade union representing salaried doctors. ASMOF'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.


ASMOF Statement on the conflict in Israel and Gaza

Posted on 10/11/2023
ASMOF expresses its deep concern about the unfolding tragic events in Israel and Gaza, resulting in a devastating loss of innocent life on each side of the opposing factions.

Statement- Dr Tony Sara

Posted on 25/09/2023
Our Union staunchly opposes sexual harassment and sexual violence and considers it a top-priority workplace safety concern for our members. ASMOF is unwavering in its commitment to combat all manifestations of sexual harassment or violence in the wor

Victorian doctors-in-training to launch legal claim for lost wages

Posted on 27/05/2022
More than 1100 Victorian Doctors in training have come together to file class actions against the state's health services for systemic and widespread underpayment of wages.