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The peak veterinary body has welcomed changes to post-study work rights to address the critical workforce shortage of veterinarians, but warns that more must be done to ensure there are enough veterinarians to support businesses and communities in regional Australia.
Australia's peak veterinary body has joined mounting calls for the Victorian Government to outlaw recreational duck hunting in line with other states and territories.
The survey, run by peak body The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), presents a clear solution to help address regional veterinary shortage which has now reached crisis point, leaving many communities without access to essential veterinary services.
If you are taking your pet on holiday remember to put a tick prevention plan in place
The AVA has welcomed the latest Senate report on improving Australia’s biosecurity measures and response preparedness. The report recommends that the Australian Government work with relevant industry bodies to improve the capacity and capability of production animal veterinarians, particularly in rural and remote areas.

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