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Welcome: Dr Farzin

04 Jun 2024
The Tasmanian Division of AVA warmly welcomes Dr Farzin to the Tasmanian Division Executive Committee.
The AVA Tasmanian Division Annual Meeting will occur online on Tuesday 30 July from 7 -7.30pm.
The AVA Victorian Division Annual Meeting will occur online on Tuesday 23 July from 7 -7.30pm.
The AVA placed a submission to the South Australian Government’s consultation on the draft Animal Welfare Bill to update the Animal Welfare Act.
A re-elected majority Liberal Government will introduce a new $400,000 Veterinarian Attraction Package to help attract and retain veterinarians in Tasmania with a key focus on rural and regional areas.
I hope this update finds everyone well and reinvigorated after the National Conference. I am currently overseas undertaking the last part of my Nuffield Scholarship travel - focusing on biosecurity attitudes and culture within livestock production industries internationally and domestically. As I write this - I have finished up travel in Brazil and the United Kingdom and heading to Indonesia to learn more from international counterparts. I look forward to returning back to sharing these insights.
The Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) in collaboration with Crime Stoppers Victoria have launched a campaign to tackle wildlife crime.
Please be aware that Agriculture Victoria has updated their website due to poultry deaths at an egg farm near Meredith.
In the fast-paced environment of veterinary clinics, efficiency is key to providing the best possible care for patients.
It is an honour to have been elected President of the AVA and I thank the Board for trusting me with this role.



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