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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. 
We invite you to take a moment and enjoy our video, which is a testament to the dedication and impact of our profession.
With just 4 weeks until AVA Conference gets underway, it’s time to finalise your conference registration. This week, we delve into dentistry with an overview of topics to be featured during the program.
Discover a wide range of scientific topics, a social event specifically for rural and regional vets, and an introduction to the Australian Wool Innovation's highly regarded Lifetime Ewe Management program.
The Australian consultation on draft standards from the WOAH Terrestrial Code will open on Friday 19 April 2024.
Don’t delay – register now to secure your discounted AVA Conference registration and prepare to enjoy everything that Australia’s premier veterinary conference has to offer!

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