Membership options & fees

Join your veterinary community of veterinary professionals and be connected with like-minded peers with a shared commitment to animal health & welfare.

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Membership categories with the AVA

 

  • Full membership $807
    For veterinarians who hold a veterinary qualification that allows you to be registered in Australia.
  • Student membership $96
    For students enrolled in an accredited veterinary science degree at an Australian university.
  • Student Online membership Free
    For students enrolled in a veterinary science course at an Australian university.
  • New Graduate membership $402
    For qualified veterinarians in their first, second or third year after finishing the veterinary degree.
  • Concession membership $402
    For low income earners who earned less than $40,000 from all sources (not just veterinary sources) in the last year before tax.
  • Partner membership $402
    For the spouse or de facto partner of an AVA member who is paying the full membership fee. Only available to spouses or de facto partners sharing a residential address who are financially interdependent. Your home address will need to be the AVA’s main contact address for both members.
  • Associate membership $807
    For veterinarians who hold a veterinary qualification not registrable in Australia, or for non-veterinarians with a close professional association with veterinarians and who have been nominated by a division or Group.
  • Industry Associate membership with the Veterinary Business Group $405
    Non-veterinarian membership category that enables membership of the AVA with the endorsement of a Full Member of the AVA and the compulsory membership of a nominating AVA Group.
  • Industry Associate membership with the Sheep, Camelid and Goat Veterinarians $235
    Non-veterinarian membership category that enables membership of the AVA with the endorsement of a Full Member of the AVA and the compulsory membership of a nominating AVA Group.
  • Industry Associate membership with the Conservation Biology Group $205
    Non-veterinarian membership category that enables membership of the AVA with the endorsement of a Full Member of the AVA and the compulsory membership of a nominating AVA Group.
  • Overseas membership $402
    For veterinarians who are living overseas and who hold a veterinary qualification that allows them to be registered in Australia.
  • Life Concession membership $269
    For veterinarians who have been a member of the AVA for at least 35 years now retired from full time work (working under 10 hours per week).

Add an AVA Group to your membership

Members can also join any of the AVA's 19 Groups for invaluable access to a community of like-minded veterinary professionals with similar interests and expertise. 
Find out more about the AVA's 19 Groups. 

 

  • Acupuncture - Student: $15 | Full Price: $105
  • Animal Behaviourists - Student: $15 | Full Price: $153
  • Animal Welfare & Ethics - Student: $10 | Full Price: $75
  • Cattle - Student: $40 | Concession: $156 | Full Price: $312
  • Conservation Biology - Student: $10 | Full Price: $75
  • Dental - Student: $15 | Full Price: $105
  • Education, Research & Academia - Student: $10 | Full Price: $75
  • Equine - Student: $40 | Concession: $168 | Full Price: $336
  • Greyhound - Student: $10 | Full Price: $105
  • Industry - Student: $10 | Full Price: $75
  • Integrative - Student: $15 | Full Price: $105
  • Pig - Student: $10 | Full Price: $75
  • Poultry - Student: $10 | Full Price: $75
  • Public Health - Student: $10 | Full Price: $75
  • Reproduction - Student: $15 | Full Price: $105
  • Sheep, Camelid & Goat - Student: $15 | Full Price: $130
  • Small Animal - Student: $40 | Concession: $156 | Full Price: $312
  • Unusual Pet & Avian - Student: $15 | Full Price: $105
  • Veterinary Business - Student: $40 | Concession:  $150 Full Price: $300 

AVA Membership is an annual commitment, and the membership year runs from 1 July each year to 30 June the following year in line with the Australian financial year. AVA Membership subscription fees are GST inclusive.