Media Releases



18 March 2020

Animal Health Update – COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is having many impacts on everyday life. Whilst the global response has focused on protecting human health, it is also important to […]

16 March 2020

Next Chapter on Antimicrobial Stewardship

Animal Medicines Australia Executive Director Ben Stapley acknowledged the release of Australia’s National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy – 2020 and beyond by the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Veterinary Officer following COAG endorsement last week.

Koala Surviving Bushfire
07 January 2020

Animal Health Industry Bushfire Response

Communities and fire services across Australia continue to prepare and battle bushfires on an unprecedented scale to protecting families, communities and property. So far, lives […]

07 January 2020

Importance of protecting Australia’s biosecurity

Australia’s biosecurity system works to protect local animals and plants from pests and diseases. However, with 60,000 kilometres of coastline, and increased traffic through airports […]

Vet with cat
18 November 2019

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019

Today marks the beginning of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) 2019 (18-24 November) which will highlight the theme “The future of antibiotics depends on all […]

Macropod with joey
13 November 2019

AMA contribution to animal health amidst catastrophic conditions

The peak industry association for the animal health sector has made a $10,000 contribution to WIRES as bushfires escalate across New South Wales. Executive Director […]

18 September 2019

Imposing an APVMA Board pre-empts comprehensive review

The Government’s decision to introduce a board to the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) pre-empts the findings of an 18-month review announced only […]

Man and woman in lab uniforms looking serious
06 September 2019

AMA welcomes review of veterinary medicine regulation

Animal Medicines Australia (AMA), the peak industry association representing registrants of veterinary medicines, has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s announcement for an independent review of the […]

30 July 2019

Animal Medicines Australia Welcomes Troy Laboratories

Animal Medicines Australia, the peak industry body representing the leaders of the animal health industry have welcomed aboard Troy Laboratories as their newest member. Executive […]

Sheep in field
30 May 2019

How can an incoming Government support animal health?

Whoever has the opportunity to form government after the election on 18 May, there are some key initiatives that can be adopted to better support […]

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