Welcome to the Victorian Medical Women's Society (est 1896)

Supporting medical women of Victoria

No matter where you are in your medical career, VMWS is here to support you.

About Victorian Medical Women's Society

Who We Are

The Victorian Medical Women’s Society (VMWS), a not for profit organisation, is a voice for medical women advocating for the improvement of the health and welfare of all persons, especially women and children in the Australian community.

VMWS is a member of the  Australian Federation of Medical Women, which is affiliated with Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA). 

We are medical women FOR medical women

We are medical students, doctors-in-training and specialists working in hospitals, private practice and in administration.

We have members on multiple national women’s lobby groups, particularly in relationship to women’s health, and we have networks across the world.


Launching the new VMWS Jobshare Database!

Keep up to date with the latest news!

We applaud these developments that promote gender equity!


VMWS CV Writing Seminar 2021

VMWS is once again hosting our CV Writing Seminar. Led by A/Prof Deb Colville, the evening will provide tips and advice for CV writing, using (anonymised) real examples. The main

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Celebrating 3 years of 1800MyOptions! What is 1800MyOptions? 1800 My Options is government funded service established by Women’s Health Victoria in 2018. It is made up of both a telephone

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CSW65 2021

AFMW hosted the Parallel Event March 20 at the 65th UN Commission on the Status of Women. This virtual event covered the topic “COVID-19 Changed Everything – Australian Women Doctors

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Contact Us

The Victorian Medical Women’s Society is operated by a volunteer team of medical women. Please contact us via our Facebook page, send an email, or use our contact form available here.


VMWS is a not-for-profit organisation run by medical women volunteers. Ongoing funding is obtained from member fees and member donations. Your donation is welcome.

Interested in being involved?

We welcome new members and participation in VMWS activities.