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  • 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

As Australia’s leading Medical Defence Organisation, Avant has more members, more claims experience and more expertise. So whatever situation you may find yourself in, you can be assured no one has more experience or resources to 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.

  • Webinar – Beyond hand washing

    Join us on 20 August for our webinar - Beyond hand washing: patient safety initiatives in health care

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  • Avant Advocacy

    Representing the interests of our members and the medical profession as a whole.

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  • Avant and Interplast

    Avant is offering a student member the opportunity to win a trip to the Asia Pacific to observe the Interplast volunteer surgical team in action.

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Risk management resources for Avant members

  • A new website to help you step into private practice with confidence

    Avant members starting up a practice can now access a range of practical tools and resources to help practice owners take that next step with confidence.

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  • Avant Connect - The Risk Management Issue 2014

    This issue of Connect demonstrates how we use our wealth of claims information to identify risks and help you to navigate them.

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  • How do you compare to peers in your specialty?

    How exposed are you to medico-legal risk? Now there's a way to find out. Avant’s Risk IQ benchmark survey can help you identify your exposure to risk and help you with managing risk in your practice.

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Important: Professional indemnity insurance products available from Avant Mutual Group Limited ABN 58 123 154 898 (Avant) are issued by Avant Insurance Limited, ABN 82 003 707 471, AFSL 238 765 (Avant Insurance). Life risk insurance products available from Avant are issued by Hannover Life Re of Australasia Ltd ABN 37 062 395 484 and are distributed by Avant Insurance. Private health insurance products are issued by The Doctors’ Health Fund Pty Limited, ABN 68 001 417 527 (Doctors’ Health Fund), a member of the Avant Mutual Group.

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