22 October 2013
Accredited livestock veterinarians
- Livestock exporters
- Department of Agriculture Regional Managers
- Department of Agriculture Live Animal Export Officers
To advise accredited veterinarians and the livestock export industry of the name change for AQIS accredited veterinarians (AAVs) in response to the retirement of the AQIS brand.
With the retirement of the AQIS name brand, a name change for AQIS accredited veterinarians (AAVs) who prepare livestock for export and accompany livestock on export voyages is required.
The new name for accredited veterinarians is Australian Government Accredited Veterinarian with the widely used acronym of ‘AAV’ being retained. All documentation issued in relation to AAVs will reflect this name change as of 1 November 2013.
Animal Export Reforms Branch
Live Animal Export Division
Department of Agriculture
Contact Leah Wells or +61 02 6272 4581