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We represent veterinarians right across Australia.

Professional Veterinarians Australia believes you should get the respect, recognition and reward you deserve.

We are part of the Professionals Australia network with more than 25,000 members across Australia.

We bring veterinarians together to work for fair and equitable wages and employment conditions. We ensure your rights are protected at work and help to resolve employment and workplace issues within the profession.

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Latest News & Updates

Interviews: How to stand out, for the right reasons
Sunday, 14 September 2014

Our Workplace Advice and Support team manager Stratos Pavlis, has taken some time to outline how you can stand out in job interviews - in all the right ways.

Professional Edge, our member magazine is out now
Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Read all about the launch of Professionals Australia’s Registered Professional Engineer scheme; our call for STEM degree fees to be off-limits and getting back to first principles in Defence.

Notice to members: Advice of rule change from Fair Work Commission
Thursday, 26 June 2014

Members please note a rule change in relation to the Association’s governance structure.

2014 Science meets Parliament - Applications Open
Saturday, 25 January 2014

Want to learn the best ways to communicate your science message and influence decision-makers in Canberra?

Election Notice - Stage 3 Nominations Now Open
Friday, 17 January 2014

Stage 3 nominations are now open to Professionals Australia members.

Looking for workplace advice over Christmas?
Thursday, 19 December 2013

Professionals Australia extends to all members our best wishes for the holiday season. Our offices will be closed from 20 December to 6 January 2014.

RedR Australia: Philippines Appeal
Saturday, 16 November 2013

Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on 8 November, bringing death and destruction to nine regions of the country.

’APESMA becomes Professionals Australia’ - What you said
Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Last week’s edition of Professional Edge officially launched Professionals Australia – the new name and direction for APESMA.

Professionals Australia Informer - Construction Issue
Wednesday, 16 October 2013

In this edition we look at the trends and outlook in the Construction sector.

Nominations for our elections are open now
Wednesday, 16 October 2013

The contribution and involvement of members ensure that Professionals Australia is a strong voice for members in many arenas.

We Are Now Professionals Australia
Wednesday, 16 October 2013

The association representing Australian engineers, scientists, managers, pharmacists and other technical professionals has changed its name to Professionals Australia.

Why are we changing to Professionals Australia?
Wednesday, 16 October 2013

We are changing our identity and the way we operate to focus more directly on the issues that affect our members.

We win back $93,000 for a member
Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Next time you find yourself working excess hours and not getting paid, it might be worth taking a second look at your contract and then ringing our Workplace Advice and Support (WAS) team.

New Professional Divisions for APESMA
Monday, 30 September 2013

APESMA is changing the way it is structured to focus more directly on the issues that affect members and their professions.

Notice of change to Association’s rules
Thursday, 15 August 2013

An Application has been made to the Fair Work Commission in accordance with Section 159(1) for the new rules for the Association to be certified.

Government introduces new weapons to fight bullying
Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Last week the Federal Government released broad reforms to help reduce bullying in the workplace and resolve disputes quickly, in a package broadly welcomed by APESMA.

Last chance: Got a question for our politicians?
Wednesday, 20 February 2013

APESMA members have sent us some very prickly questions for us to put to our nation’s political leaders.

What you said about us - survey leads to new services
Wednesday, 20 February 2013

To make sure APESMA keeps delivering for its members we conduct an annual satisfaction survey and I’d like to share some of the more interesting findings with you.

Help us get in the ear of our politicians
Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Most people look forward to elections as much as the next trip to the dentist.

The importance of talking about science: Brian Cox
Friday, 16 November 2012

British pop star, professor of physics and TV science presenter Brian Cox was in Australia last week on a mission to talk about life, science and the universe.