Media Releases



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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

26 April 2019

2019 World Veterinary Day 27 April to highlight value of vaccination

Animal health in Australia is reliant on the expertise and professionalism of our veterinarians. “Vets in Australia undergo extensive training, registration and ongoing professional development. […]

18 April 2019

World Animal Vaccination Day 20 April 2019

World Animal Vaccination Day serves as a reminder to all pet owners to ensure their animals have received the appropriate vaccinations, and necessary boosters, from […]

27 November 2018

Quarterly performance statistics at APVMA show continued effort needed

The latest quarterly performance statistics published today by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) show that 88 per cent of veterinary product applications […]

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