Member benefits

VERA was established to support veterinarians from diverse areas of the profession. VERA also supports the development of undergraduate veterinary and paraveterinary educational resources and provides opportunities for collaborative research.

By joining VERA, you’ll gain access to:

  • Our newsletter Veracity which is released three times per year and provides updates on developments, educational research and opportunities for collaborative research projects.
  • Updates on continuing professional development opportunities, including the dedicated education stream (Education Day) at the AVA National Conference.
  • Access to veterinary educational resources including abstracts from papers, links to veterinary education blogs, networking sites and more.
  • Phone and email support as required from members of our committee.
  • Opportunities to network with other veterinarians working in the education and research space, including the VERA annual dinner Food for Thought
  • Quick access to education and research articles, including proceedings from the education stream at the AVA conference.
  • Access to the education discussion forum where you can have your say about what’s happening in your field.


If you'd like to join VERA you must first be a member of the AVA.
VERA membership is $65 including GST annually.

To become a VERA member, please contact the AVA national office on 1300 137 309 or


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