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January 14, 2021
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.
November 26, 2020
Today at its final Council meeting for 2020, Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) announced the establishment of a new standing committee, the Sustainable Practice Committee (SPC).
November 9, 2020
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.
September 8, 2020
Due to the prevailing conditions of the COVID pandemic, we do not expect to hold the Preliminary (MCQ) Examination or the Final (Clinical) Examination until 2021.
May 12, 2020
To ensure the safety of our staff at this time, AVBC has suspended the receipt of all paper-based applications to our offices
April 14, 2020
Access COVID-19 Resources for Veterinary Professionals.
March 25, 2020
The AVBC takes the health and wellbeing of all our candidates seriously. The rapidly deteriorating situation with the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting most nations around the world and Australia and New Zealand are dealing with an escalating number of cases.
March 24, 2020
Australia’s veterinarians have offered extra equipment including mechanical ventilators to be used in hospitals across Australia to support the COVID-19 Pandemic.
March 24, 2020
To ensure the safety of our staff at this time, AVBC has had to temporarily suspend the receipt of Specialist Applications to our offices