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Member feedback is sought on the WA Government consultation paper on what should be defined as ‘acts of veterinary medicine’.
The AVA is currently developing a response to the inquiry into puppy farming in NSW and welcomes AVA member feedback to incorporate into the AVA submission.
The AVA has made a detailed submission to the Inquiry and includes recommendations for the Bill to include reference to sentience of animals and a refinement of the proposed minimum care requirements.
The unfolding flood events in QLD and NSW are severely impacting affected communities.
Recent cases of Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) in flying foxes in South-East Queensland have been confirmed.
Japanese Encephalitis (JE) has been identified on a number of Australian pig farms, eight in total in the last week, one each in southern QLD and VIC and six in NSW.
An update on the risks of COVID-19 in companion animals and recommendations for veterinarians.
COVID-19 testing in animals, state updates, and new guidance on rapid antigen testing of workers
After a two-year break, the AVA Annual Conference returns this year. Produced by the Australian Veterinary Association, the conference attracts over 1200 people every year and is the largest gathering of veterinary professionals in Australia.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking your views on the proposed acquisition.
The Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) invites AVA members to share their thoughts on accreditation standards for entry-level veterinary programs.

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