Faculty of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

What is the Australasian Faculty of Occupational & Environmental Medicine?

The Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) is the professional organisation committed to establishing and maintaining the standard of training and practice of occupational and environmental medicine across Australia and New Zealand. 

Recent submissions, position statements and media

What policy and advocacy work is AFOEM doing right now?

AFOEM is leading the Health Benefits of Good Work (HBGW) initiative based on the premise that for most people, work is good for health and wellbeing and protracted work absence is detrimental to physical and mental health and wellbeing.  AFOEM ​is also developing a reference Guide to Common Medico-Legal Terms.

How can I contribute my expertise?

RACP Trainees and Physicians need to see Represent Your Profession or email policy@racp.edu.au or use the online contact form

How do I contact A​FOEM?

Email AFOEM@racp.edu.au or use the online contact form.

Where can I read more?

Read published RACP policies, position statements or submissions by searching the Policy and Advocacy Library or view the latest Policy Submissions.   
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