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The AVA welcomes new funding for community education on how to live alongside and interact with animals, particularly dogs. The AVA does not support the practice of banning dogs based solely on their breed.
ACV President Dr Craig Wood on how his connection to his local community has been the foundation for a satisfying career.
Animal Welfare Victoria is looking to understand how we may strengthen or improve these regulations prior to new regulations being made. We are seeking your views on what is working well, what may require reform, and where there are opportunities for improvement and modernisation.
Gratitude can be a profound and transformative emotion, a mindset that shifts our focus from what is lacking to what is present and worthy of appreciation. Even better, practicing gratitude is often effortless and doesn’t require any financial investment.
The AVA Chartered Veterinary Practitioner offers the personal and leadership skills essential to managing a team or for career success. Apply by 8 December 2023 to commence study in January 2024.
Help inform AVA advocacy work by completing our Workforce Survey.
An update on BirdLife’s July campaign around the review of SGARs by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicine Authority.
Have your say on the draft standards from the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH)
2023 AVA Conference delegates can view PDFs of speaker presentations on the AVA My Learning platform.
There are only a few days left to submit your expression of interest and join us as a speaker at AVA Conference 2024 in Melbourne.
A temporary shutdown refers to the period when an employer temporarily ceases their business operations – often seen during Christmas and New Year. As of 1 May 2023, the temporary shutdown provisions in many modern awards underwent significant changes.

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