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September 21, 2023
The Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) today passed a special resolution to add the Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia (VSBSA) to its list of members. The unanimous vote on the return of the VSBSA to the AVBC signifies the possibility of adopting national (with New Zealand) policies supporting the highest standards of veterinary regulation and synergy within the Australasian veterinary regulatory community. 
August 25, 2023
In May this year, AVBC organised a Workshop session on psychological safety for its member veterinary boards. Led by Rosie Overfield from Mindpod Consulting and Mary Lydamore from the Veterinary Practitioners Board of New South Wales, the session emphasised the value of compassionate, open, and non-judgmental communication in interactions with complainants and veterinary practitioners.
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.