2021 is a big year for the AVA. It is our Centennial year, and in celebration of 100 years of serving the veterinary profession, the AVA is holding a series of face-to-face Centennial Conferences in each state and territory.

The Western Australia Centenary Series Conference will be held on Friday 15 October (Trade Show), Saturday 16 October (Conference and Trade Show) -Sunday 17 October (Conference) at the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle.

Registrations are now open for the WA Centenary Conference. Join us in Fremantle at the Esplanade Hotel for a practical 2 stream program over 2 days for vets & nurses:
Stream 1: Small animal topics include clinical pathology, radiology and nutrition.
Stream 2: Equine stream on Saturday and Nurses stream on Sunday.

There will also be all the things you expect from an AVA Conference with a trade fair expo on Friday evening, plenaries, industry breakfasts and more - so come and join us for world-class CPD, collegiality and a catch-up with your peers.

Download WA Centenary Conference Brochure



Located in the heart of cosmopolitan Fremantle, Esplanade Hotel Fremantle is located just 20 minutes from Perth CBD and 30 minutes from Perth domestic and international airports. Check out Bathers Beach House lounge area, which is now Australia's first licensed beach. Enjoy a bite to eat and a drink with your feet enscounced in beautiful white sands, just a few hundred meters walk from Esplanade Hotel Fremantle and the central CBD area of Fremantle.

Embrace the best of both worlds in Perth, where soft-sand beaches and scenic parks meet a thriving metropolis of small bars, creative restaurants, and curated street art. More info about tourism in Perth and surrounds.

Please note that onsite booking will not be available.

In the highly unlikely event that we must cancel this year's event due to Government regulations and health directives preventing us from going ahead, we will issue you with a full refund of your registration.

In the event that Government regulations and health directives prevent you from attending due to a lock down here, or border closures just prior to, or during conference week, again we will issue you with a full refund of your registration. Latest announcements will also be made available via the AVA website.

Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - By Rydges

Welcome to the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges. With a rich history dating back to 1850 the hotel is an iconic landmark in Western Australia.

The hotel offers 300 spacious refurbished rooms across ten different room categories. Have a look at our accommodation reservations section for more information. There are also some amazing packages on offer to ensure you make the most of your stay with us.

Our Conference and Events Centre can accommodate groups of 6 to 1,000 with ten different spaces to choose from. Gala dinners, exhibitions, conferences, AGM, weddings and any other event you have on your calendar can be held with us. Make sure to contact our sales team through the Venues and Events section of the website for more details.

We also offer 3 bars, breakfast restaurant and private dining facilites to our guests, so there is something for all tastes. Our dining section breaks down each outlet and will give you all the information you need when you are next making a reservation or dropping in for a drink with friends.

Our iconic location means our guests can savour the culture and tradition of Fremantle one of WA’s premier tourist destinations when staying with us. The hotel site has been established since 1850 and the hotel pays tribute to the rich history of our building, whilst incorporating references to Fremantle as an iconic port city, creating an environment that is rich, warm and sophisticated for business and leisure travellers alike.

46-54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160

Tel: (08) 9432 4000

Specially negotiated AVA rates can be booked through our partners Ozaccom+.  Click here to book with these discounted rates.

You’re our priority

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) looks forward to welcoming the veterinary community back to face-to-face education and events around Australia.

The health and wellbeing of our veterinary community is of the utmost importance. Click here to find out more about how we are keeping you safe.

Register - Western Australia

Registrations close Wednesday 13 October - don't miss out!

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