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August 27, 2021
Members of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) and Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) are calling on the Australian Government to assist Afghan veterinarians, veterinary paraprofessionals and their families in leaving Afghanistan and resettling in Australia.
July 8, 2021
Dr Zoe Lenard was appointed as Chair of AVBC’s Sustainable Practice Committee by Council last week. The SPC was created as part of AVBC’s commitment to supporting boards and working with the associations and educators to deliver a fit-for-purpose veterinary profession.
June 17, 2021
AVBC has kick-started the work of the Sustainable Practice Committee by signing the RCVS-AVMA Mind Matters International joint statement. 
June 7, 2021
Priority processing of skills assessments has been temporarily suspended due to unprecedented demand.
May 13, 2021
On 8 May 2021, Minister Alex Hawke announced that the occupation of Veterinarian (234711) has been added to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) and will be given priority processing for employer-sponsored nominations and visa applications.
February 8, 2021
Applications and payment for the Preliminary (MCQ) examination must have been received by today, 8th February in order to sit this year’s examination.