Animal Health & Welfare

From animal welfare issues to fighting antimicrobial resistance, the veterinary profession and the Australian Veterinary Association is involved in a range of matters across different areas.

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Improving animal welfare

Taking a lead on animal welfare issues across livestock, companion and performance animals.

Planning an effective veterinary workforce

Veterinarians are critical for safeguarding the health and welfare of Australia and our animals.

Ensuring sustainable veterinary services

It is important that in Australia we maintain and improve the long-term sustainability of veterinarians.

Better regulation

Best protecting our animals, and those that own, interact and work with them through legislation.

Fighting antimicrobial resistance

Veterinarians are working together to tackle antibiotic resistance.

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