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As an AVA member you have the opportunity to help shape AVA policies - these have far-reaching influence and underpin our advocacy work.
Growing a business that she is passionate about has been a busy and rewarding journey for Perth-based veterinary ultrasonographer Dr Louise Barnett. Originally from the United Kingdom, Dr Barnett graduated from Nottingham University in 2011 and quickly developed a keen interest in cardiology and ultrasound.
Australia’s neighbours in the Pacific region are the focus of the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s Pacific Engagement Program for regional plant and animal health and biosecurity. This program aligns with Australia’s Pacific Step-up foreign policy signifying our commitment to strengthening regional cooperation and integration.
Seeing animals die from a preventable disease is heartbreaking for all concerned. Dr Mark Kelman is doing his best to turn this around.

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Australia's Chief Veterinary Officer Dr Mark Schipp discusses the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s Pacific Engagement Program. Read all his columns.


AVA President's Column

AVA President Dr Warwick Vale wraps up another challenging year, reflecting on the progress made addressing major issues affecting veterinarians, as the work continues to increase the sustainability of the profession. Read more.


Your Profession, Your Voice - AVA Advocacy Updates

The latest round up on key national and division advocacy activities, and the latest news in public affairs. Read more.


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