Our profession


Our work in this area aims to ensure the long-term sustainability of veterinary services within Australia, and that the nation has the right number of vets in both urban and rural locations.

We work to ensure that legislation that impacts animals and the veterinary profession is appropriate, to best protect animals and those who own and work with them.

Our advocacy work spans a number of areas

We monitor and respond to issues that may impact the profession, animals, and the community.

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Veterinary workforce

It is essential that the nation has the right number of veterinarians to meet the needs of Australia’s animals and their owners.

Economic sustainability

The future health and prosperity of the veterinary profession relies on a range of macro and micro-economic circumstances.

Better regulation

There are a large number of legislative Acts at national, state, territory and local levels that impact the veterinary profession.