• Why become a member?

    • Largest specialist in-house medico-legal team of all MDOs in Australia

    • Market-leading risk education program

    • Comprehensive policy coverage

    • Unique member benefits

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  • Australia’s leading medical defence organisation and medical indemnity insurance provider

    As Australia’s leading medical defence organisation and provider of medical indemnity insurance, Avant has more members, more claims experience and more expertise. So whatever situation as a medical professional you may find yourself in, you can be assured no one has more experience or resources to protect, defend and advise you. Avant, your advantage.

  • What's new

    Stay up to date with medico-legal news and events tailored to your specialty and access exclusive member-only tools, resources, education and scholarship opportunities for medical students, doctors and other medical professionals.

    • Join the fund that supports your right to choose

      Join Doctors' Health Fund today and choose a $300 Gift Card or an iPad Mini - terms and conditions apply

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    • Avant Advocacy

      Avant has released a position paper examining the issues doctors face when prescribing drugs of dependence.

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    • Atul Gawande - Being Mortal

      In Being Mortal, Medicine and What Matters in the End, bestselling author Atul Gawande shows that the ultimate goal is not a good death but a good life – all the way to the very end.

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  • Risk management resources for Avant members

    • Webinar - Prescribing perils part 2: drugs of dependency

      By popular demand, the discussion from the May webinar continues with a focus on prescribing drugs of dependence.

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    • CPD accredited eLearning courses

      Online courses consist of videos, cases and quizzes. Learning is self-paced and accredited by several colleges. Topics include communication, record keeping, case studies, consent, and common medico-legal issues.

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    • What to expect as an intern

      These short videos provide insight and ideas from Avant members and our medico-legal team. They focus on five key areas for you to consider to make a successful transition from student to intern.

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