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Welcome to the Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW

The Board is an independent State Government Statutory Corporation. It is responsible under the Veterinary Practice Act 2003, for registering Veterinary Practitioners and Veterinary Specialists, Licensing Veterinary Hospitals and investigating complaints about the practice of Veterinary Science in NSW.

This site provides information to the Veterinary Practitioners of New South Wales, Veterinary Practitioners from other States and Territories in Australia and overseas, other government departments and consumers of Veterinary Services.

Details of veterinary practitioners, veterinary specialists and veterinary hospitals are available by using the search facility by pressing the blue seach button below the menu on the left hand side of page.

Board News Aug 2014

Racing NSW Negotiations - 4 August 2014

The Board and Racing NSW continue to negotiate, with the assistance of representatives of the State government, in order to reach an alternative to the licensing regime proposed by RNSW. We have been advised by Racing NSW that the commencement of Local Rule 82C and licensing has been deferred indefinitely.
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Board News Jul 2014

VPB of NSW - CVO Bulletin - Hendra virus Work Health and Safety Responsibilities - 29 July 2014


Please read the information regarding Hendra virus Work Health and Safety Responsibilities which is issued on behalf of Ian Roth - the Chief Veterinary Officer in NSW.

Please address any queries you have regarding the above information to:

Sarah Britton | Veterinary Officer | Biosecurity NSW
Department of Primary Industries |161 Kite Street | Orange NSW 2800| Locked Bag 21 | Orange NSW 2800
T: 02 6391 3717 | F: 02 6361 9976 |
E: sarah.britton@dpi.nsw.gov.au
W: www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity

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AVA Annual Workforce Survey - 24 July 2014

Please note that the Australian Veterinary Association 2014 Annual Workforce Survey is still available for you to complete

2014 survey link

The purpose of the annual survey is to examine the current profile of the veterinary profession and anticipate future trends and changes. The information collected will help the profession, government, veterinary boards and others to understand how the provision of veterinary services may be affected by various factors, including increasing numbers of veterinary graduates, career breaks, part-time working, early retirement and veterinarians choosing to work outside the profession. The report from last year is publicly available on the AVA website at 2013 Annual Workforce Survey. The 2014 survey will collect similar data to allow trends analysis, with a few improvements based on the recommendations by the statistician who analysed the 2013 results.
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Board News May 2014

Boardtalk Issue 40 - May 2014 - 28 May 2014

The latest Boardtalk, May 2014, Issue 40 is now available online.

To view online (searchable) version select the View Online option in the "Latest Boardtalk" box near the top right hand corner of our home page.

And, to view and then print a PDF version (521kb) of the Boardtalk select View Hard Copy.

This time round there is 1 insert which will not be part of the PDF version.

This veterinary update can be found on our Publications page, within Veterinary Practitioners Guides
or here: Dermal decontamination and light petroleum distillate toxicity in dogs and cats (pdf 235kb)

Written by:

  • Rhian B Cope BVSc BSc(Hon 1) PhD cGLPCP DABT ERT FACTRA
  • Rosalind Dalefield BVSc PhD DABT DABVT
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Latest Boardtalk

Boardtalk - May 2014

Changed address recently?

Please notify the board in writing using the Change of Address Form

The Board accepts this in the form of:

  • a posted letter
  • an email , or
  • a fax to 02 8338 1077
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