Terms of Use

Terms of use

As a condition of use of the website of the Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria (the Board) you agree that you will not use the Board's website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. You may not use the Board's website in any manner which could damage, disable or impair the Board's website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Board's website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Board's website.


The information contained on this website is strictly confidential and remains the property of the Board. No part of the information may be copied, reproduced in any form or given to any person, without the prior written consent of the Board, which may be withheld in its absolute discretion.


All contents of the Board's website are copyrighted under Australian and international law. The Board owns all rights, title and interest in this website unless otherwise stated. Apart from using the content at this site for your own information, research or study, you may not reproduce, store in a retrieval system, or transmit (in any form or by any means), adapt a link to or otherwise use any of the content on the site without first obtaining the written permission of the Board.


While the Board uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this website, the Board makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. The Board assumes no liability or responsibility for any typographical or other errors or omissions in the content on this site. The material presented is purely informational and is not intended to be used as veterinary advice or treatment. Should you require management of a condition for an animal, you should seek appropriate help from a registered veterinary practitioner. Any concepts presented here by individuals are entirely the author's own (unless expressly stated) and do not represent the views of any other person.

Links to third-party sites

Linked sites are not under the control of the Board and the Board is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The Board provides links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply the Board's endorsement of the site.

Limitation of liability

The Board makes no representations about the suitability of the information contained in the documents and related graphics and/or software published on this server for any purpose. All such documents and related graphics are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind and are subject to change without notice. The entire risk arising out of their use remains with the recipient. In no event shall the Board be liable for any direct, consequential, incidental, special, punitive or other damages whatsoever (including without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption or loss of business information), even if the Board has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Privacy and Data Protection Policy

The Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Victoria) (PDPA) regulates the way personal information is collected, used, disclosed, kept secure and is able to be accessed. This legislation is in addition to the disclosure provisions of the Veterinary Practice Act 1997 (VPA). The Board upholds its obligations under the PDPA and is committed to the responsible handling of personal information and to protecting an individual's right to privacy.

You can access the Board's Website and browse anonymously without disclosing your personal information. The Board will only collect personal information from you with your prior knowledge and consent. No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities from any statistics generated by the Website.

The Board will only use and disclose personal information about you to fulfil its functions under the Veterinary Practice Act 1997, unless consent has been obtained to use the information for additional purposes.


The Board, its logo and the names of the Board products referenced herein are trademarks and/or service marks or registered trademarks and/or service marks of the Board. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.