The AVA Annual Conference is the nation’s premier veterinary event, covering all fields of veterinary science and in 2017 brought together over 920 veterinary professionals and 115 exhibitors.

We hope you will join us for the 2018 AVA Annual Conference in Brisbane, 13-18 May.    
Visit conference.ava.com.au to register.    To download a pdf file of the entire program click here.
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Robert Johnson

Australian Veterinary Association
Penrith, NSW
Robert Johnson graduated from the University of Sydney in 1977. He runs a small animal, wildlife and reptile practice in Penrith, NSW with his veterinarian wife Jane. Robert is a Director of the Board of the AVA, President of the Unusual Pet and Avian SIG of the AVA and Australian and NZ representative to the International Committee of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV). He holds a Certificate in Zoological Medicine from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and lectures in reptile and wildlife medicine at James Cook University Townsville, Australia. In his spare time Robert likes to look after his granddaughter Amelia Jane, go for a walk, listen to music, draw cartoons, write stuff and learn stuff…..but not all at the same time.