biosecurity

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 […]

Raising farm animal welfare standards

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A new program designed to improve animal welfare standards on Australian farms is being launched at this week’s Australian Cattle Veterinarians conference in Fremantle, Western Australia. Dr David Beggs, spokesperson for the Australian Veterinary Association’s cattle group, developed the new […]

Upcoming symposium on emergency animal diseases

The Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL), Australia’s high biocontainment facility, will host a symposium which focuses on the recognition, diagnosis and management of emergency animal diseases (EAD) for private and government vets. The ‘Recent Advances in EADs symposium—which is an […]

Vets gather for cattle conference

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Veterinarians are gathering in Sydney this week to spend three days learning about recent scientific advances within the fields of cattle medicine and animal reproduction. The three-day Brilliance & Bull 2017 Conference starts today and is being held at Doltone […]

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