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A big thank you to everyone who attended the NT AVA weekend conference on the last weekend in February! The feedback has been very positive
The AVA’s over-arching recommendation in their submission to the proposed NT Management Program for the Saltwater Crocodile is that consultation with appropriate subject matter experts, including that of the veterinary profession, is undertaken wherever animal welfare is being considered.
It is hard to believe that we are in March. I suspect that everyone has been as busy as myself at work, and we are all feeling the effects of workplace shortages. This is the main point of focus for your local AVA team going forward.
Damage to your veterinary practice caused by water leaking from inside the building is probably not top of mind for many vets. However, at Guild Insurance, we’ve seen these types of claims steadily rising over the past few years, causing more damage and more disruption than you might anticipate.
The successful treatment of canine otitis externa has traditionally relied on good owner compliance, requiring multi-dose administration of medication at home.
2024 marks the centenary of the commencement of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1923 in NSW. This milestone was recently celebrated at the Government House in Sydney
AVA’s President provides an update on AVA Conference, Board nominations and the recent pre-budget submission.
The AVA has provided a submission to the NSW Inquiry into the operation of the approved charitable organisations under the POCTA Act.
The AVA has prepared a pre-budget submission for the 2024-25 ACT Government budget. The AVA submission makes six recommendations to the ACT Government to support ACT veterinarians.
NSW Department of Primary Industries will be hosting four workshops on neurological equine disease investigations, focusing on diseases of significance. This free event for NSW veterinarians and paraveterinarians provides an opportunity to reconnect with veterinary colleagues and earn structured CPD points.



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