Latest Resources And Updates


Find the latest and newly updated resources from the AVA. Many of these resources require members to login to access. 


March/April 2023

New 2022 AIDAP Antibiotic prescribing guidelines for dogs and cats

Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia Day One Competency Standards


January/February 2023

Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2023-2033

Wildlife Emergency Support Network (WESN) veterinary fact sheet for Victorian veterinarians

NSW Glovebox Guide: Biosecurity, emergency animal diseases and preparing livestock for transport

Animal Health Surveillance Quarterly report, Q2 2022


December 2022

Holiday season support resources from the AVA and Converge International

Navigating the festive season with the Converge App


November 2022

National COVID-19 Community Protection Framework

Safe Work Australia's Return to Work communication guide


October 2022

Resources for Mental Health Month from Converge International, the AVA's counselling service.

Resources from Safe Work Australia (SWA) for National Work Safe Month

Tips to manage aggressive clients in a veterinary setting


September 2022

COVID-19 - updated recommendations from ACCI

HR resource - managing employee parental leave entitlements 

NSW Pet Purchasing Education Campaign – Pet scams


August 2022

Free Antimicrobial Resistance Education Modules from the AMR Vet Collective

Resources for clients - protect pets and wildlife by making better rat poison choices

Protecting Australia's animal health industries through future-proofing the veterinary profession


July 2022

Updated COVID winter guide 2022

Resources for veterinary practices on the Return Unwanted Medicines Project (the RUM Project), as part of the Vet-Med Disposal Campaign, designed to facilitate safe disposal of unwanted veterinary medicines:


June 2022

New HR learning video: top ten safety issues in veterinary practice

Guild insurance risk article - understanding social media risks


May 2022

AVA launches its wellness initiative, THRIVE 

Countering the threat of Lumpy skin disease in Australia

Foot and Mouth disease in Indonesia


April 2022

COVID-19: helping to create healthy workplaces

Staying alert to lumpy skin disease: information from DAWE 

2022-2023 AVA Commonwealth Budget Summary

Information about risks of Lumpy skin disease to Australia

COVID-19 rule update NSW, Victoria and ACT – 22nd April 2022

Zero tolerance posters for pets, horses, as well as animals in general.


March 2022

AVA National Election Platform 2022

The AVA National Advocacy Annual Plan

VIDEO: Employer of Choice video diary 4

HR VIDEO: Best practice guide for conducting workplace investigations 

Queensland and NSW flood survey results

AVA's Climate Change Policy

Update for veterinarians: potential for lignocaine toxicity in lambs and kids at marking


February 2022

Update on COVID-19 testing in animals 

AVA awards program: awards available for members

Resources for vets: promoting responsible cat ownership

The AVA's Reflect and Grow program for vets

Video series on the AVA's Employer of Choice program

The AVA's 2022-2023 Federal Pre-Budget submission


January 2022

VIDEO: HR advice on COVID-19 leave entitlements

2021 Veterinary Business Awards presentation video available.

AVA Proud Member and SIG Proud Member 2022 logos now available.

AMR resources has been updated with:

Mental Health poster for your workplace

Two new resources are available on our Improving Animal Welfare page


December 2021

The December edition of the Australian Veterinary Journal is out now.

- AVJ December 2021

The December edition of the Australian Veterinary Practitioner is out now for all ASAV Members. AVA Members can also access the archive.

- AVP December 2021



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