Build your future with Avant.
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.
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
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
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."
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.
A sustainable future
Our sustainability strategy benefits doctors by encouraging diversity and inclusion in the medical profession.
Dividends for members
The Retirement Reward Plan is one way we share our financial success with members. The plan gives us the ability to return surplus capital to eligible members by way of dividend, when they permanently retire from paid medical practice.**
We leverage our relationships with government, specialist colleges and within the sector to advocate on issues that impact doctors.*
Partnering with the profession
Through our partnerships we work to improve safety and quality in medicine and achieve better outcomes for patients.
As a recent fellow, you get more with Avant.
The only health fund made for doctors, the medical community, and their families. Our focus is on delivering exceptional service and excellent gap cover, benefitting both members and practitioners.
We make finding the right income protection or life cover simpler. Our selection tool puts a curated list of providers at your fingertips, or you can speak with an Avant personal insurance adviser.
Your work can be exhausting, getting a loan shouldn’t be.
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/.