The Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) serves its members and the public by:
Providing a forum for discussion, advice and co-operation among the veterinary boards in Australia and New Zealand
Encouraging the standardisation and quality assurance of veterinary services to the community
Assuring and promoting uniform educational standards through accreditation of veterinary schools, the Australasian Veterinary Examination, assessment of veterinary qualifications for migration and assessment of specialist qualifications.
The date of the 2021 AVE Preliminary (MCQ) exam is Friday the 16th April and the closing date for applications and payment is 8 February.
The next sitting of the AVE clinical exam is planned for June 2021.
The AVBC has been working closely with the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) and Veterinary Schools of Australia and New Zealand (VSANZ) to monitor the impacts of the COVID pandemic on veterinary education.