Australian veterinary association

Can the world feed 9.8 billion people by 2050 without destroying the planet?

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This article is sponsored content brought to you by the Australian Veterinary Association. The whole day theme program on Food Security, Biodiversity and Welfare is an exciting new initiative at the 2019 AVA Annual Conference relevant to all veterinary professionals […]

Help at hand with new vet graduate mentoring program

vet graduate mentoringVeterinary mentors and mentees are being signed up for AVA’s new vet graduate mentoring program.

The AVA vet graduate mentoring program sees experienced veterinarians connecting with new graduates to help them find their feet in the profession. By Frank Leggett Starting work as a new graduate can be a time of great excitement and a […]

Funding boost for biosecurity welcomed by vets

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The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has welcomed the government’s recent announcement of increased funding for disease surveillance as part of a $137.8 million investment in biosecurity. President of the AVA, Dr Paula Parker, said that general disease surveillance is important […]

Vets critical in the fight against antimicrobial resistance

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Australia’s peak veterinary body, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), says the veterinary profession has long been proactive in working alongside human health experts to fight antimicrobial resistance at every opportunity. ‘Antimicrobial Resistance—from awareness to action’ was the theme of World Veterinary […]

AVAPM and AVBA are joining forces

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The practice management special interest group of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVAPM) and the Australian Veterinary Business Association (AVBA) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to amalgamate on 1 January 2017. The amalgamation will create a new group ‘The […]

NT AVA’s wish list to new government

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In the lead-up to the Northern Territory election later this month, the NT division of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has formulated an election platform statement addressed to all political parties and candidates. In this, it urges the Territory’s future […]

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