Australian Federation of Medical Women

Identity area

Type of entity

Professional association

Authorized form of name

Australian Federation of Medical Women

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Description area

Dates of existence

1927 -


The Australian Federation of Medical Women was formed in 1927, from existing associations of medical women in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia, to promote and develop the formal practice of medicine among women. Internationally AFMW is affiliated with the Medical Women's International Association (MWIA).


National Office: South Australia

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for doctors and health services personnel

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

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Control area

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Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 4 September 2012




Australian Federation of Medical Women website, (accessed on 4 September 2012)
The Australian Women's Register, (accessed on 4 September 2012)

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