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February 2, 2024
Titles and post-nominals play a crucial role in professional identity. This article provides a general summary of recommendations on how veterinarians should use titles and post-nominals.
January 25, 2024
In Australia and New Zealand, the veterinary profession is regulated by veterinary statutory boards (VSBs)[1] in each jurisdiction. New Zealand has a single VSB regulating veterinarians – the Veterinary Council of New Zealand. Australia is a federation, so each jurisdiction independently regulates veterinarians, meaning there are 8 VSBs (“veterinary boards”) nationwide. The role of the VSBs is to safeguard the public and animal welfare by enforcing the veterinary acts within their respective jurisdictions.
December 1, 2023
AVBC is adjusting its migration skills assessment fees, set to take effect on 1 January 2024. For veterinarians migrating to Australia under a points-tested skilled migration category, AVBC is the specified assessing authority.
October 6, 2023
The Australian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) is embarking on an ambitious initiative to develop a National Veterinary Database in Australia. To lead this critical project, AVBC is searching for a talented Business Analyst to join their team.
September 25, 2023
AVBC is delighted to announce that City University of Hong Kong’s Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, has become the first veterinary school outside of Australia and New Zealand to be guided from “reasonable assurance” to accreditation by a series of its expert teams. After all Boards had time to consider the report from the site visit to the school at the end of May this year, the decision was ratified at the AVBC meeting on the 21 September.