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The National Recovery and Resilience Agency, supported by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience, is bringing together a range of sectors and voices to embark on a design process to identify nationally significant transformational actions that will reduce disaster risk.
It critical for veterinary considerations be included in the review of the draft MPTG Bill as the profession is a significant user of scheduled medications. There are a number of significant differences between veterinary practice and human medical practice that could readily be recognised in this Bill.
Outcomes from the World Organisation for Animal Health 89th General Session.
AVA strongly supports the proposed use of permethrin for use on pigs under emergency permit.
With the Animal Care and Protection Bill currently before the Queensland Parliament, the AVA has made a formal submission.
The AVA Annual Conference is a time for us to recognise our members with the presentation of the AVA Awards. This year, the Awards were a little different. Having had no conferences over the past two years, there were three years worth of awards to celebrate.  
Congratulations to the winner of the Wave Of Gratitude prize, thanks to our Plenary Speaker Mark Matthews.
An update on the AVA's advocacy efforts in maintain the value of the profession, and workforce stability and wellbeing.
Osteoarthritis (OA) affects an estimated 20 per cent of dogs, and while figures differ depending on population studies, some reports suggest this number could be even higher.
For faster skin recovery in dogs and cats, there’s a new solution literally shining a light on dermatological pet struggles: Phovia.



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