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

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The hot weather is upon us and producers, with the help of their veterinarians, are busy preparing their disaster management plans to minimise the loss of livestock from bushfires and other natural disasters.
With Sydney temperatures already on the rise, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is providing practical tips on how to keep animals cool today.
The peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is calling on the ACT Government to assure the whole of life welfare of racing greyhounds.
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.

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