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Professional support through your medical career

Professional protection and advice

Practise with confidence on your specialist career path, knowing you have the right protection with Avant’s practitioner indemnity policy. We provide comprehensive cover for compensation claims, employment disputes and mandatory reporting. 

Have you started seeing private patients? Our Getting Started in Private Practice program offers discounts for the first four years – just one of the reasons why recently fellowed doctors choose to build their future with Avant. 

Building your career

Becoming a fellow is a huge milestone. Whatever path your career takes whether in private or public practice we’re here to support you. From tips with medicare compliance, help with email privacy or patient safety, or learning about common medico-legal issues for GPs , Avant gives you access to tips and guidance from medical professionals and industry experts. We understand the journey ahead. 

Starting in private practice

Moving into private practice can be a steep learning curve. Be prepared with our top tips to get you started and discover tried and tested industry advice in our resource centre.  

Are you ready to begin building your dream? Explore how with Avant Practice Solutions.

The Risk Advisory Service (RAS) offers complimentary advice and resources to support members. The Avant Assist service is designed to proactively identify medico legal risks and implement strategies to improve your  practice.

Personal support for your life outside medicine

Protecting your health, family and livelihood

Take control of your health with Doctors’ Health Fund, created especially for the medical community.  

 As your income increases, protect your household from financial insecurity by exploring our Life Insurance Selection Tool (LIST)1, or speak to one of our insurance advisers. Growing family? We can also assist with wills and estate planning.  

 And if you’re considering a well-earned break, Avant Travel Cover2 provides annual, multi-trip cover for you and your loved ones. 

Help purchasing cars and property

As your life gets fuller and your lifestyle changes, we’re able to support you with home loans and car loans at favourable terms for you.  

When it comes to buying property, stay informed on the market with complimentary access to our property reports . Our experts help reduce the hassle of property purchases with legal services to ensure your purchase is handled expertly and efficiently. 

Looking after your own wellbeing 

Manage the demanding challenges of a career in medicine with our support services and resources on health and wellbeing.  

Identify burnout and increase awareness of your personal well-being with the My Well-Being Index3 (WBI) and utilise Hand-n-Hand Peer Support  who can provide free, confidential assistance for health professionals. 

Avant gives me the peace of mind I need for the next step in my career.

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Dr Amani Harris
Recent fellow

Get a four-year boost when you start in private practice

Join our Getting Started in Private Practice (GSIPP) Program and save up to 80% off the cost*. 

Medical committee meeting

Member committees

Your voice matters

Being a member-owned company gives us greater flexibility to invest in solutions that matter most to our members, customers and the Australian community. By listening and working with you, our members, we’re confident we’re focusing on the right things for a brighter future.

My Well-Being Index App^

Wherever you are, keep your wellbeing in hand.

Disclaimers

1The LIST is provided by Doctors Financial Services Pty Ltd ABN 56 610 510 328 AFS Licence Number 487758. Refer to https://www.avant.org.au/life/ for important information. 

2Travel cover is subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions of the policy. 

^The My Well-Being Index app is developed and operated by Corporate Web Services, Inc. and is based on the Well-Being Index invented by the Mayo Clinic. Avant has secured user licenses for Avant members to access the application. Avant and Beamtree are not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of the My Well-Being Index. 

*Eligibility rules apply, for more information visit https://avant.org.au/new-private-practice getting or contact us on 1800 128 268 . The discounts do not apply to previous or existing members of the Getting Started in Private Practice scheme and only apply from the first year a member becomes eligible and subject to eligibility rules. 

**The Retirement Reward Plan reflects the current policy of the Board for determining which members of Avant are eligible to participate in the Retirement Reward Plan and any Retirement Reward Dividends declared by Avant.  The Retirement Reward Plan is entirely at the discretion of the Board and no member will be eligible to receive a Retirement Reward Dividend until such time as the Board declares a dividend in favour of that member.  The Retirement Reward Plan is subject to change, suspension or termination by the Board at any time. The current eligibility criteria and allocation rules are available at www.avant.org.au/arrp/.

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