2019 Hunter Vet Recruitment Day – Hosted by Animal Referral & Emergency Centre

2019 Hunter Vet Recruitment Day – Hosted by Animal Referral & Emergency Centre – Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 10 AM – 3 PM

Newcastle and Hunter Region Veterinary Clinics are together collaborating to host a day to share all our region has to offer for their fellow (out of region) veterinarians considering practicing in our beautiful part of the world!

Vets and vet students are cordially invited to come meet us, learn about the many & varied professional, and lifestyle opportunities available.

See our website for more details. Or email Louise for a pdf invitation lcarey@arecvet.com.au

For more information click here

19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases – Kuala Lumpur February 20-23, 2020 – Submit Your Proposal

As we prepare for the 19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in collaboration with the Malaysian Society for Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC), ISID seeks member input.
The 19th ICID Organizing Committee will allocate up to two sessions during the 19th
ICID for ISID member-proposed symposia. You are welcome to submit a proposal for consideration by January 31, 2019. Symposia are 1.5 hours long and should include three speakers. Each speaker is asked to prepare a 20-minute presentation to be followed by a 5-minute question and answer period. ISID will reimburse economy airfare, accommodation and conference registration for invited speakers.
Symposia proposals must meet the following requirements and format:
  • The symposium should address an infectious diseases challenge of particular importance to low and middle-income countries.
  • Three speakers, all from different countries, must be included.
  • At least one speaker should be from the WHO Southeast Asia region – the region hosting the 19th ICID.
  • Symposia including at least one young investigator (40 years or younger) will be given highest priority.
  • Proposals will not be considered either from, or including associates of ISID (current & former Executive and Council members, Emerging Leaders and ProMED staff)
Symposia will be reviewed and scored by members of the 19th ICID Organizing Committee.
We look forward to hearing from you with your ideas.
Britta Lassmann
ISID Program Director

Veterinary Position Available – Redgum Vet and Pet Boarding, Port Augusta – South Australia, December 2018


Port Augusta, South Australia (the Gateway to the Outback)

The Role: Mixed Animal Practice, including some visiting work in remote communities

Closing Date: Open till filled, advertised 22 December 2018

The Opportunity: Settle into a pleasant and affordable lifestyle where with full time work and lots of time for life outside of work. In a flexible and open workplace that is interested in new ideas and concepts; there is the opportunity for you to identify and follow a theme in cases – i.e we can help you see most of the eye cases if you want to develop that skillset further. Combine this with your week’s paid study leave, and access to CVE through the clinic to deepen and develop your interests and progress your career.

Dr Roger Absalom, Senior Veterinarian and Possum

It is also an opportunity to work in Rural and Remote Communities, we send a team to Roxby Downs every week, Ceduna, streaky Bay and Smoky Bay every month and regular scheduled trips to Coober Pedy, Oodnadatta, Wilmington, Hawker and Quorn – so this is a unique opportunity to really help ‘on the ground’.


The Location & Lifestyle: In Port Augusta you get the best of both worlds with the ocean on your doorstep, and located at the foothills of the Flinders Ranges there are great walking tracks for people keen to get out of town and experience the Australian Outback. It is brilliant for someone who enjoys, hiking and bushwalking or water sports.

We have a 3-bedroom house that you can rent at an affordable rate or get a private rental through town which is very reasonably priced.  There is one other clinic in town and many young professionals and lots of sporting teams!

Business Chamber Awards


The Culture: Redgum Vet and Pet Boarding has a culture of excellence and a focus on quality care, recently winning several Business Awards from the local Business Chamber, including an award for ‘Excellence in Medium Business’, and the ‘Most Outstanding Business’. Team members enjoy in-house training and support, and nurses are certificate trained; the vets have a tiered approach to after hours to ensure there is the right level of support and a nurse is always rostered on also.

RedGum Team celebrating after the awards night

Our Team: We are a team of 14 led by husband and wife team of Roger Absalom Senior Veterinarian and Louise Absalom, Practice Manager. We have worked on our team dynamic over the past few years and work well together, as a supportive environment, this is something we are proud of and is important for us to continue. As a business we are also teamed up with the United Vet Group and have membership of several Australian Veterinary Association groups and pay AVA Membership for the role, so there is lots of support and networking that effectively extends our team.



The Candidate:

Our new vet will know their value and know what they bring to the clinic, they will be a team player and know what they are seeking in this next stage of their career, or which set of skills they are interested in developing. They will communicate well and know their experience and competency level so that we can work well together in making the fit work and ensure their career development is headed where they are seeking it to be. We think this person will enjoy the outdoorsy lifestyle – but we will leave that up to you! We look forward to welcoming our new team member!

To meet some of our team members – please watch our short YouTube video HERE

To express interest in the role – please submit your resume through registering as a candidate on the veterinarycareers.com.au website – and see the FULL JOB ADVERT and contact Louise if you have further questions.

Call for nominations: Wild Horse Scientific Advisory Panel for Kosciuszko National Park, Closes 21 Dec 2018

Applications close: Close of business Friday, 21 December 2018.

Advertiser: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

Location: NSW

Applications are now open for membership of the Wild Horse Scientific Advisory Panel.

The Panel will provide rigorous scientific and technical advice to the Office of Environment and Heritage to inform preparation of a draft wild horse heritage management plan for Kosciuszko National Park to be prepared under the Kosciuszko Wild Horse Heritage Act 2018.

Nominations are invited from persons with expertise and skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • cultural heritage assessment and management
  • animal welfare and veterinary science
  • animal population survey, modelling and statistical analysis
  • horse ecology (including demography, reproduction and behaviour) and/or horse population control techniques
  • vertebrate pest species management, including assessment of impacts to natural and cultural values
  • biology and ecology of the flora and fauna of the Australian Alps / Kosciuszko National Park and associated alpine, sub alpine and montane ecosystems
  • soil erosion and soil processes.

The size of the Panel will be determined based on the range of expertise received in nominations. If additional scientific expertise is required, further appointments may be made.

Panel appointments will initially be for 12 months.

How to apply:

Applications close: Close of business Friday, 21 December 2018.

For more information, or to apply, click ‘here to go to website

ESSENTIAL CAREER PLANNING FOR VETS – HIT YOUR POTENTIAL IN 2018! Online Event on Saturday 20th January 2018 @ 5:30 – 8.30 PM AEST

Enjoy 3 well spent hours focusing on your most important asset – > You!

This seminar will increase awareness and clarity of your career, financial and personal ambitions and create a workable plan on how to get there. Take control of your career path as you focus on what is important and recognize the progress you are making in achieving your goals.

Session details:

Date: Sat 20th January 2018

Time: 5:30 – 8.30 PM Canberra, AEST (Note this is 6.30 – 9.30 AM 20 January UK time)

Place: Online Zoom Event

Presenter: Dr Emma Davis (nee’ Haslam) BVSc (Hons I), BSc/A (Equine), Director VeterinaryCareers.com.au (View: LinkedIn Profile HERE)

Contact: myveterinarycareer@gmail.com or facebook message to https://www.facebook.com/veterinarycareers.com.au/

Investment: $55.00 AUD GST

BOOK NOW @: https://theruralwoman.com.au/product/maximise-your-potential-in-2018-a-career-planning-session-for-veterinarians/

~ Love Your Career! ~