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Much has been achieved despite the many challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to our work and lives.
As time fast closes in on Christmas, and the end of 2021, it becomes increasingly apparent to me, not only how fast this year has gone, but also, just how much we, as a profession, have managed to achieve under difficult circumstances, and how much more we can do. 
The New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has developed a range of wildlife treatment resources including Initial Treatment and Care Guidelines and Codes of Practice for wildlife rehabilitators, veterinarians and veterinary nurses dealing with injured, sick or orphaned wildlife.
AVA mentors provide a sounding board, guidance, wisdom, and a safe space for recent graduates to share concerns. Find out why our mentees love about being part of the program.
The issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is something we all need to be aware of and work together to prevent. 



Australia's Chief Veterinary Officer Dr Mark Schipp discusses the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s Pacific Engagement Program. Read all his columns.


AVA President's Column

AVA President Dr Warwick Vale wraps up another challenging year, reflecting on the progress made addressing major issues affecting veterinarians, as the work continues to increase the sustainability of the profession. Read more.


Your Profession, Your Voice - AVA Advocacy Updates

The latest round up on key national and division advocacy activities, and the latest news in public affairs. Read more.


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