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August 16, 2023
AVBC recognises that veterinarians are often fearful about regulatory processes and communicating with veterinary boards. Acknowledging these apprehensions, AVBC is working on approaches to boost psychological safety within the veterinary regulatory community.
June 16, 2023
The next available sitting of the Preliminary (MCQ) Examination will be in 2024, likely in April. The closing date for applications and payment for the 2024 MCQ will be 8 February 2024.
June 9, 2023
The Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) was represented in several sessions at the recent Australian Veterinary Association annual national conference in Adelaide.
May 29, 2023
Regulation and title protection of veterinary nurses and technicians is a step closer with the AVBC and the VNCA reaching agreement to progress these issues at a collaborative workshop in Melbourne.
April 5, 2023
AVBC has approved its new Accreditation Standards, which will be used to evaluate veterinary education and training programs leading to general registration as a veterinarian in Australia and New Zealand.
March 16, 2023
AVBC has released its new Day One Competencies (D1Cs) for veterinary graduates, which come into effect on 1 January 2024. The competencies will help ensure that veterinary graduates in Australia and New Zealand have the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for their professional careers and continued career development.