Latest News

New veterinary specialist in Victoria

Posted on 21/09/2018
The Board has endorsed Dr Joycelyn Tran as a specialist in Small Animal Surgery in Victoria.

Board Update - March 2018

Posted on 28/03/2018
The March newsletter includes items on revisions to Board Guideline 6, 'Supply and use of drugs'; two case studies about giving animal owners options for patient care; and guidance on when to register in Victoria.

Victoria releases Animal Welfare Action Plan

Posted on 3/01/2018
The Victorian Government has released its first 'Animal Welfare Action Plan: Improving the Welfare of Animals in Victoria'.

Board Update - December 2017

Posted on 22/12/2017
The December newsletter contains items on our two new veterinary Board Members, this year's Annual Report, and a case study on an error when prescribing medication.

Resources on antimicrobial resistance

Posted on 4/09/2017
Explore new Agriculture of Victoria resources on antimicrobial resistance, including presentations from current and former Australian Chief Veterinary Officers, a microbiology professor from the University of Melbourne, and a dairy cattle specialist.

The Board's newsletter - Board Update

The Board's newsletter is published 3 times a year. Board Update contains information for veterinary practitioners about Board developments, veterinary practice in Victoria, Board investigation of professional conduct, and registration. Note that the Board does not accept paid advertising from third parties.

Current issue

Board Update December 2017 2
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Past issues


Board Update December 2017
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Board Update September 2017
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Board Update May 2017
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Board Update December 2016
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Board Update August 2016
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Board Update May 2016
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Board Update November 2015
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Board Update July 2015
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Board Update March 2015
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Board Update December 2014
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Board Update September 2014
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Board Update June 2014
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Board Update December 2013
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Board Update July 2013
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Board Update February 2013
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