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AVA welcomes new CEO

11 Mar 2022
The AVA welcomes Dr David Andrews in his new role as CEO.
The voices of AVA members have been heard: TGA has made an interim decision to keep injectable meloxicam as an S4.
An update on how veterinarians from flood-affected regions have been coping in the current crisis.
Until mid-2021, omeprazole for equines was only available in paste formulations. The new technology of Equestra sees a highly palatable, enteric coated omeprazole product in a granule formulation bringing a new level of convenience to the required daily dosing regimen.
Member feedback is sought on the use of primates and other animals in medical research in NSW.



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.


2022 AVA Annual Conference

Find out more and register for the 2022 AVA Annual Conference, including the program, ticket and venue information.

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