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The AVA is encouraging QLD AVA members to assist in producing an AVA QLD Election platform that will reflect our requirements and the issues facing QLD veterinarians.
The AVA welcomes Professor Cathy McGowan as the new Editor-in-Chief of the AVJ, succeeding outgoing Editor-in-Chief Associate Professor David Beggs, who has helmed the AVJ for the past 5 years. 
It’s time to unveil the impressive roster of international and local speakers, hands-on Ultrasound Workshop and amazing social events that make up the 2024 Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures!
The AVA is encouraging ACT AVA members to assist in producing an AVA ACT Election platform that will reflect our requirements and the issues facing ACT veterinarians
Practice owner and AVA Veterinary Wellness Steering Group Member Rosie Overfield shares practical tips for approaching and supporting a colleague with psychologically safe communication skills.
The Federal Government are seeking feedback on migration pathways and a new Core Skills Occupations List. The AVA is currently preparing a submission and is inviting member feedback.
It is crucial that states can call upon the assistance of private veterinarians to ensure the best possible outcome for affected livestock, farming communities and the agriculture industry in the event of an emergency animal disease (EAD) incursion in Australia.
The May 2024 issue of the AVJ is now available for members to view online – check out what’s in this month’s edition.
You can be involved by contributing to the AVA submission to represent the views of the profession. Please send your feedback to AVA Senior Advocacy Officer Dr Robyn Whitaker at by Monday 13 May 2024
DAFF are reviewing Australia’s import policy for veterinary immunobiologicals (including vaccines). The AVI (Industry) Special Interest Group is the lead group for this submission. They have some questions for the wider profession to help inform the submission.
The AVA has advocated that veterinarians are essential health workers since well before the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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