Dr Steve Hambleton is General Practitioner working in Brisbane and a former State and later Federal President of the Australian Medical Association. He served on the AMA Council of General Practice for more than 15 years. He has been the AMA representative on various national committees and taskforces including Chair of the AMA Taskforce on Indigenous Health.
Dr Hambleton chaired the Primary Health Care Advisory Group and is now a member of the Health Care Homes Implementation Advisory Group.
Dr Hambleton is the Co-Sponsor Clinical Programs (Medicines Safety, Pathology, Radiology and Health Care Homes) with the Australian Digital Health Agency. Dr Hambleton is an independent director of Avant Mutual Group Limited, the largest Medical Indemnity Insurer in Australia and the Australasian Medical Publishing Company that publishes the MJA.