The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has welcomed the government’s announcement of increased funding for disease surveillance as part of a $137.8 million investment in biosecurity.
The AVA is embarking on a tenacious campaign to protect live export animals travelling to the Middle East during the impending northern summer. The recent release of live export voyage footage from the Awassi Express was described as “horrific and utterly unacceptable” by the peak body, and a short review […]
Australian Livestock Exporters Council (ALEC) is welcoming veterinarian Chris Back’s appointment as the independent chair of the Technical Advisory Committee which will review the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL). ASEL is mandated by the Federal Government and regulates the handling of animals in Australia’s livestock export supply […]
The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) welcomed the Victorian Government’s recent announcement that it will make renting fairer, ending discrimination against renters with pets. Paula Parker, president of the AVA, said the body had been contributed to the Government’s review, and had advocated for more pet-friendly accommodation. “There needs to be […]
The Australian Veterinary Association has announced that its practice management special interest group, AVAPM, will be joining forces with the Australian Veterinary Business Association (AVBA) from 1 January 2017. Amalgamation will create the Veterinary Business Group, a new body which will become part of the AVA, and will provide support […]