About Animal Medicines Australia

Animal Medicines Australia Ltd (AMA) is the peak industry body representing the leaders of the animal health industry in Australia.

Animal Medicines Australia member companies are the innovators, manufacturers, formulators and registrants of a broad range of veterinary medicine products that prevent, control and cure disease across the companion animal, livestock and equine sectors.

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In the livestock sector, member company products are improving agricultural yield while delivering improved environmental, health, safety and animal welfare outcomes.

In the companion animal sector, veterinary medicines produced by member companies are facilitating longer partnerships between humans and animals.

Animal Medicines Australia works closely with a variety of industry organisations to promote an evidence based approach to public policy.

Animal Medicines Australia is a member of HealthforAnimals – the Global Animal Medicines Association. It is also an official observer on VICH  (International Cooperation on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Veterinary Medicinal Products).


Animal Medicines Australia and its member companies promote the responsible use of all veterinary medicines.

Responsible use entails using products as little as possible and as much as necessary, for the correct duration and in accordance with the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) approved usage pattern.

Animal Medicines Australia and its member companies participate in industry stewardship activities including drumMUSTER, ChemClear® and Agsafe Accreditation and Training.