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.


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

2019 CPD handbook

Plan the learning needs of yourself and your team with over 200 courses, conferences and events.

External providers

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