2017 December - Honorary Registration


Honorary Registration may be granted to a veterinarian who has been a member of the profession for more than 40 years, been a long standing member of the profession and above the age of 65, or a person whose standing in the profession is such to justify the granting of honorary registration.

2017 June - Have you been unable to meet your CPD obligations?

Under the Veterinary Practice Act 2003 (s 33(1)(b)) details of any physical or mental impairment, disability, condition or disorder which detrimentally affects or is likely to detrimentally affect the person’s physical or mental capacity to practise veterinary science must be declared in the Annual Return.

If you have been injured or ill during the year and as a result unable to complete the required CPD for your cycle it is important that you make the above declaration in your Annual Return.

2017 June - Good Neighbour Project and training in early-age desexing

Responsible cat ownership is being promoted in a new initiative from the Cat Protection Society of NSW called The Good Neighbour Project.

The Project assists cat owners to ensure the welfare of their cat while also protecting the local fauna and neighbour amenity.

Resources provided in the Good Neighbour Project, include factsheets on training cats to adapt to curfews, building cat-proof enclosures, optimising care for indoors-only cats and a video on the health and welfare benefits of early-age desexing. 

2017 June - President's Report

I was lucky enough to have been able to attend the International Conference on Avian Herpetological and Exotic mammal medicine (ICARE 2017) in Venice during May to add to my continuing education.  It was shorter than I had hoped for my first trip to Europe, but travelling with my friend and colleague, Dr Brendan Carmel, the networking with the absolute best in the world in their field, and the setting all made the trip more than worthwhile. 

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