WORKING IN AUSTRALIA
Australia provides a unique opportunity for
veterinarians and nursing support staff in both city and regional areas.
Small animal practice is dominated by canine and feline care and an
occasional encounter with Australian native wildlife such as possums,
kangaroos and local bird life.
Warmer temperatures foster various parasites such as mosquito-borne
heartworm, fleas and ticks as well as sun related skin tumours and
Veterinarians and veterinary nurses from foreign countries who
are interested in working in Australia must check that they have
permission to work in Australia and that their qualifications will be
For visa and immigration information we recommend starting at the
website of the, Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs.
Information about qualifications can be obtained from the Veterinary
Surgeons' Boards of the various states. See the Australasian Veterinary
Surgeons' Board websites for contact details of the state you intend to
If you are interested in working in Australia, and are able to meet the
conditions of the regulatory authorities, allowing you to work in
Australia, we openly welcome you to contact us regarding job