Media Releases



01 December 2021

Independent, scientific risk assessment essential to ongoing effectiveness of agvet chemical regulation

Government legislation amending the structure of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has passed in the Senate today with support from the Opposition. […]

17 November 2021

Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance

Animal Medicines Australia is urging all animal owners, farmers and veterinarians to redouble efforts to “spread awareness, stop resistance” during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 18-24 […]

25 October 2021

Meeting global climate challenges through healthy animals

As leaders descend on Glasgow in preparation for negotiations on measures necessary to address climate change, the animal health industry is helping Australia’s agriculture industry […]

30 August 2021

Survey reveals the spending and care habits of aussie pet owners

Australia’s most authoritative pets survey has revealed how much pet owners are spending on their beloved cats and dogs every year, while also showing one […]

20 August 2021

APVMA hits 100% timeframe performance

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority has shown a sustained improvement in timeframe performance in the June quarter, with 100% of product applications for […]

16 August 2021

Pets boost physical and mental health during pandemic

Australian pet owners have been buoyed by the strong relationship with their pets during the pandemic, citing physical and mental health benefits throughout the COVID-19 […]

16 August 2021

Australia’s Pandemic Pet Boom – more dogs and cats, closer bonds than ever before

Australia’s most authoritative pets survey has revealed a record boom in pet ownership during the COVID-19 pandemic, with massive numbers of Australians either acquiring or […]

09 June 2021

APVMA performance improvement sustained

The latest APVMA performance statistics show recent improvements in timeliness at the regulator have been sustained. The performance report for the March 2021 quarter shows […]

01 March 2021

Review Panel needs to focus on future vision for agvet chemical regulation

Animal Medicines Australia (AMA) has provided a submission on behalf of the animal health industry on the Draft Final Report of the Independent Review of […]

24 February 2021

APVMA shows sustained timeframe performance improvement

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has undertaken a significant amount of hard work to maintain performance following the relocation of the independent […]

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