Student benefits

The Australian Cattle Veterinarians (ACV) know the importance of supporting and encouraging the up and coming Australian cattle veterinarians of the future!

The benefits of joining the ACV are invaluable, but let us details some of the benefits below for you:

  • Connect with a network of potential employers, and build a rapport with other vets in the industry.
  • Six webinars per year on topics of interest and importance to the cattle industry.
  • Student member concession rates at the ACV Conference, workshops, and functions.
  • ACV Student Awards - in conjunction with Norbrook, ACV offer a fantastic student prize for 4 students called the 'Buiatrician-in-Training' Award. Win an all-inclusive conference registration to the next ACV annual conference.
  • George Osborne Memorial Lectures, a young speaker's forum at Australian Cattle Veterinarians conferences. Opportunity to speak at the next conference, with all-inclusive conference registration.
  • Free hard copy of the Australian Cattle Group Veterinarians Group publication Veterinary Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation 2013 edition.
  • Free personalised download of Pregnancy Diagnosis in Cattle 2014 edition.
  • Official journal: The Australian Cattle Veterinarian posted to you quarterly, and also available to download.
  • Reduced member prices on all publications and merchandise.
  • Free pregnancy testing log book on request. Start logging your preg tests while still a student with a view to becoming PREGCHECK™ accredited.
  • Access to all Australian Cattle Veterinarians member resources, available to download on the member website.
  • Conference proceedings, available for members on the AVA website via the VetEd library.

What some of our student members have to say

"Being an ACV student member allowed me to meet other vet students outside of my uni and make connections with veterinarians that helped with placement and future job employment."

"The ACV student membership made it easier for me to attend conferences and be apart of the cattle vets community."

Join the Australian Cattle Veterinarians

You must be a member of the Australian Veterinary Association to join the ACV.