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.


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