Miss Amanda Robertson completed her general surgical training through the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), including a Master of Surgery degree. The topic of her thesis was Rapamycin in a rabbit renal allograft model.

She spent three years in post-fellowship training in England, the first year at King's College Hospital, London in hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgery. The next two years were in Oxford with Professor Sir Peter Morris in the Oxford Transplant Centre, performing kidney transplantation and vascular access and in the John Radcliffe Hospital performing vascular surgery.

Amanda returned to the RMH in 1998 and has been involved with the Nephrology unit since then, becoming Director, Nephrology Surgery in 2010. She works with three colleagues at the second-busiest kidney transplant unit in Australia. Amanda also is an emergency general and trauma surgeon at the RMH.