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It has been a busy couple of months in the position of president and I have enjoyed the responsibility of trying to represent the views of our division with integrity and great care.
The Fund is seeking expressions of interest from AVA members to join as either a voluntary trustee or state representative.
This month’s message from AVA President, Dr Diana Barker.
Troy has advised customers that they are expecting to be out of stock of their Syntocin injectable product for the foreseeable future.
Key advocacy, policy and public affairs updates for August and September 2023.
The Australian Veterinary Association supports the primary thrust of the proposed amendments to the Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Management Plan 2021 (KWHMP 2021), as they align with our policy on the control of feral horses and other Equidae.
The AVA has consulted with the ACT Division Committee and the Unusual Pet and Avian Veterinarians (UPAV) Executive Committee to seek expert member input to inform this submission on the proposed new Small Mammal Code of Practice (CoP). Members of the AVA ACT Division Committee and the UPAV Executive Committee who have extensive expertise and experience in this area have been the contributors to this feedback.
Vets Choice insurance for pets was born out of Guild Insurance’s commitment to the veterinary profession. It ensures pet owners have access to quality healthcare for their pets, without worrying about the potential financial burden.
The South Australian Upper House passed the Veterinary Services Bill 2023 bringing the new legislation an important step closer to coming into effect.
Australia’s Chief Veterinary Officer outlines the unique biosecurity challenges in northern Australia and the work being done in the region to improve emergency animal disease preparedness and resilience.



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.


Your Profession, Your Voice - AVA Advocacy Updates

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