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In the current climate, financial stress has become increasingly important: factors like rising inflation and increased living costs means that many households are cutting back costs, and in some cases cutting back on essentials such as food, clothing, and heating.
Registrations for the 2023 Sheep, Camelid, and Goat Veterinarians Conference are now open!
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Act to better protect the community from dangerous dogs.
The Fair Work Commission recently announced its annual wage review decision for the upcoming 2023/2024 financial year.
In recognition of World Zoonoses Day on Thursday 6 July, the AVA would like to alert members to some resources available on zoonotic diseases.
Last week, Dr Alistair Webb represented the AVA at the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) Conference in Wellington.
Adelaide parents Garry and Kate Putland and their sons have launched the 'We’re Only Human' campaign almost two years after losing their beloved daughter and sister – veterinarian Dr Sophie Putland – in September 2021. 
Two practices, both from Queensland, have won 2023 Australasian Veterinary Leadership Awards. These awards celebrate businesses and individuals who are creating positive change through exemplary leadership.
In an Australian first, the Victorian Government is launching a Pet Census to help shape the future of animal welfare and ensure pet owners have the support and services they need.
This week, the South Australian government announced $25,000 in funding to the Sophie’s Legacy initiative, a public awareness campaign supporting veterinarian mental health and wellbeing.
This week, the AVA's Head of Veterinary and Public Affairs Dr Cristy Secombe and NSW Division President Dr Zachary Lederhose briefed the committee undertaking the NSW Government’s inquiry into the veterinary workforce shortage.

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