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It's National Agriculture Day on the 19th November, and the theme this year is 'Celebrating the fabulous and fulfilling career opportunities on offer in agriculture'.
The latest edition of the AVA Digest is out now! The AVA digest is published every two weeks and features news, stories and industry updates from around the profession. See below for a taste of what's in this special second edition for Mental Health Month.
Ever Wondered if Unusual Pet Veterinary Practice is for you? If you are considering working with unusual pets, join us for a special panel presentation and Q&A developed with the Student Vet in mind.  Eminent Australian Unusual Pet Vets, Dr Lizzie Selby, Dr Alex Rosenwax, and Dr Deborah Monks will speak to the topic of “My Unusual Pet Vet Career”.
The AVA HR Advisory Service has recently received a high volume of enquiries from members across the country regarding COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace - particularly from our Victorian members. The AVA HR Advisory Service has developed resources to assist our members with this, as well as other COVID-19 related workplace matters.
VetFest Marketplace - a dedicated Industry Week for the Veterinary Profession - begins on 22 November 2021. The AVA today announced the Industry Partners that make up the event.
Each year, the Commercial Poultry Veterinarians (CPV) special interest group of the AVA holds an annual scientific meeting in conjunction with the Australasian Veterinary Poultry Association. Register now for this exciting virtual event to be held 4th-5th November, 2021.
The AVA has issued a media release this Mental Health Month to raise awareness of challenges faced by veterinarians, and the significant adverse effects these challenges can have on the the mental health of those working within the industry. 
As an AVA member, you have the opportunity to help shape AVA policies which have far-reaching influence, and underpin our important advocacy work for the veterinary profession. We invite your feedback on recently drafted AVA policies.
As the AVA nears the finish line in developing a comprehensive mental wellness strategy, AVA President Warwick Vale invites every person in the veterinary profession to attend an upcoming webinar which will take place on Tuesday the 26th Oct, 7:30pm-9:00pm (AEDT).
The retired veterinarian's luncheons are back with a difference! Grab your sandwich and turn on your computer so you can join your fellow colleagues online for a catch up conversation.

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