MJA access policy

The Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) is a professional journal that is available by subscription.

Access to published research and Indigenous health articles

The MJA encourages the highest quality of research, and believes research must be able to be easily and rapidly disseminated to all who might benefit from it. From January 2012, all MJA research articles are freely available to all registered users who log in to the site. The MJA also has a strong commitment to Australian Indigenous health; all articles related to Indigenous health articles are freely available to registered users.

From time to time, the Editor may make additional articles open access because of their public health importance.

MJA Careers articles are free.

Access to all other article types, including editorials, perspectives, letters, reviews and reflections, is for AMA members and paid subscribers. Short term online subscriptions are available for 7 days, and full subscriptions, for 1 year. Discounted subscriptions are available for student AMA members. Subscribe now!

Australian Medical Association (AMA) members receive the Journal and have full online access to all MJA articles. If you are an AMA member, you can log in with your Federal AMA website username and password. If you don’t know your Federal AMA password, please contact the AMA directly, on 02 6270 5400 or


Individual registration (free) is required to read free content and to receive MJA email alerts that accompany the publication of each issue.