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Media releases from the Australian Veterinary Association

Welcome to the Australian Veterinary Association’s online newsroom. Here you can find out the latest news from the AVA across the veterinary profession. 

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With the Queensland state election fast-approaching, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) Queensland Division has released its election policy platform, emphasising the important role veterinarians play on farms in ensuring the health and welfare of livestock.
On this National Agriculture Day (21 November), the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is highlighting the important role that veterinarians play in ensuring the health and welfare of rural livestock which leads to increased productivity and profitability.
As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (13-19 November), the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is highlighting the importance of veterinarians and farmers working together to use antibiotics responsibly in livestock.
The peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is expressing concern for the health and welfare of dogs involved in the Pug race during this weekend’s ‘Taste of Braddon’ in the ACT.
Antimicrobial resistance is a growing global concern and the peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) says that everyone, including pet owners, has a role to play in fighting antimicrobial resistance.
The ACT Legislative Assembly has introduced two bills that if passed, will see the end of greyhound racing in the territory from 30 April 2018. The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has advised the ACT government that Greyhound welfare could be ensured without the need to end racing.
The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is asking owners to make sure their dogs are up-to-date with their vaccinations with a high risk of exposure to parvovirus at this time of year.
With spring and summer, the high seasons for ticks, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is encouraging pet owners to talk to their veterinarian now about ways to prevent serious harm or death from toxic ticks.
Leading greyhound veterinarians are coming together in Fitzroy this weekend to discuss ways of improving welfare standards in the greyhound racing industry in Australia.
On this Global Handwashing Day (15 October), the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is urging animal owners and handlers to ensure they maintain good disease prevention and infection control, which starts with the simple act of handwashing.

Further information 

For all newsroom enquiries, please contact the Australian Veterinary Association's media office at media@ava.com.au