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ava logoAbout the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA)

The AVA is the peak national body representing the Australian veterinary profession, delivering a range of services and benefits to over 9,000 members.

Our members are veterinarians in practice, industry, government and academia. For nearly 100 years, we’ve represented vets in every corner of Australia – and we always will.

As Australia’s only collective voice for vets, we are experienced advocates and active leaders on all issues of animal health and welfare.

We partner with industry through a variety of face-to-face conferences and events throughout the year as well as webinars, publications and online communications.

By aligning your brand with the AVA, you are not only reaching your target audience through a highly-respected association, you are helping to strengthen our education program and improve the goods and services our members offer their clients.

asav logoAbout ASAV

ASAV is the largest special interest group of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) and represents veterinarians who are dedicated to excelling in small animal practice. AVA has a membership of 9,000+ veterinary professionals of which 2,000 are members of the ASAV.

ASAV is also celebrating its 50th Golden anniversary in 2017 and what better place to celebrate than at the Gold Coast, Queensland. From the iconic Surfers Paradise beach to the dining precincts of Main Beach and Broadbeach, out to the lush, green hinterland and with theme parks, world-renowned beaches and year-round sunshine, the Gold Coast is a destination touched by gold: a stunning coastal city that welcomes over 10 million visitors every year.