Education & events

The Australian Veterinary Association is the leading provider of continuing professional development opportunities in Australia for veterinary professionals.

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Our continuing professional development (CPD) program has been tailored by special interest to assist the needs of today’s veterinary professional.

With our profession’s dedication to life-long learning, our CPD program containing over 200 learning opportunities  will help you to continue developing and nurturing your clinical skills and form connections with other veterinary peers.

What is the AVA Knowledge badge?

Pictured next to some event listings and descriptions is a blue ‘AVA KNOWLEDGE’ badge. Events with this badge are developed and delivered by the AVA.

State and territory requirements

Most state registration boards require minimum levels of CPD activity to retain registration, so please confirm your state’s requirements with the individual Board.

Diploma of Leadership & Management

Take your career to the next level with the online nationally recognised qualification for the veterinary profession.

AVA Return to Work Program

Pick from clinical and non-clinical modules and complete the e-learning program at your own pace.


Track points, view upcoming events and access publications related to your veterinary education.

External providers

Important information for external providers wanting to submit their program for approval.