Researchers and teachers

As the only national organisation representing the profession, the AVA needs your voice to speak for all the nation’s veterinarians. 

Our essential policy and advocacy work make the voice of veterinarians heard by governments at all levels. With active involvement in veterinary education and workforce policy, the AVA helps mould the future of the profession.

The Australian Veterinary Journal and the annual conference are highly respected vehicles for publication of your scientific research. And your membership also offers great discounts on other veterinary journals and books from Blackwell Publishing. You may also find some valuable support through the AVA's continuing professional development program, Vet Ed.

With a special interest group to represent your area of expertise, the AVA is the place to communicate with each other and the rest of the profession. The AVA website is also a key way to communicate with the community of veterinarians with constantly updated news items, member-only discussion forums, and other interactive opportunities.

For practical help about your rights in the workplace, the AVA provides a free human resources helpline. There is also a free telephone service for financial and superannuation advice.

You are also entitled to special offers on a range of products and services.


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