Tasmanian Division | New Graduate and Recent Arrivals Dinner | Launceston 0 CPD Points


The Tasmanian Division would like to invite new graduates and recent arrivals to Tasmania to the Division's dinner (3 courses) with special guest, Dr. Jim Connah who will speak about "Volunteering in the Veterinary World". Jim will discuss the volunteering opportunities available utilising your veterinary degree. Options can include contributing to small things locally, taking part in desexing clinics overseas, to running book programs. Jim will talk about some of the volunteering he has undertaken during his career, including trips to India, Tonga and Samoa, as well as to the indigenous communities in Australia. Come along and meet other vets at the same stage of their career and create new contacts in your local area. FREE to attend for both AVA member New Graduates (graduated 2019-2021) and AVA member recent arrivals to Tasmania (since June 2021).

Price levels

29 Mar 2022 to 18 Jun 2022
Full Member $ 0.00
New Graduate $ 0.00
Non-Member $ 120.00
13 May 2022 to 18 Jun 2022
Associate $ 0.00
Student $ 0.00

Who should attend

Tasmanian New Graduates and recent arrivals to the state

Learning outcome

CHANGEME - Bullet points are recommended

Further details


6.30pm  Open

6.45pm  Registation (and arrival drink)

7.15pm  Dinner (3 courses)

7.30pm  Presentation : Volunteering in the Veterinary World

9.00pm  Close


Dr James Connah
Jim graduated from Sydney University in 1992 and has been a veterinarian for 30 years working in over 30 practices, including locums in England, Papua New Guinea and most states of Australia. He has spent a year with his family on a remote Aboriginal community in the Kimberley (WA) performing voluntary work, as well as in India and Somoa. He is currently in his 10th year working at the Tasmanian Veterinary Hospital in Bellerive. Jim became a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Medicine in 2007. His special interests include eye diseases, endocrine diseases and cancer therapy. Outside of work, Jim has two teenage boys ("no time for pastimes - mostly a taxi for them") and says he enjoys bushwalking and running. He has a Border Collie "Frankie", 4 alpacas and a sheep "Violet" (who thinks she's an alpaca.

Tasmanian Division | New Graduate and Recent Arrivals Dinner | Launceston

Peppers Silo Hotel
89-91 Lindsay Street
Start: 18 June 2022, 7:00PM
End: 18 June 2022, 9:30PM
$ 120.00
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