Christmas Closure

The Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia will be closed on Friday 23 December 2022, Wednesday 28 December 2022, Thursday 29 December 2022 and Friday 30 December 2022.

Lodging 2022 Annual Return and Renewing Registration for 2023

Information for veterinary surgeons about the online process to lodge annual returns for the year ending 31 December 2022 and renew registration for 2023 is available here. The deadline to lodge annual returns and renew registration is 30 December 2022. Frequently asked questions I don’t want to continue practising in 2023. Do I need to […]

Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons – Draft for Public Consultation

Give your feedback on the new Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons. A revised Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons has been prepared for review and feedback from the public and the profession. You will find the draft Code of Conduct here The basic principles of professional conduct for a veterinary […]

New Veterinary Services Bill to regulate veterinary practice in South Australia

Consumer protection laws to regulate veterinary services in South Australia are being reviewed and it is proposed that they soon will change. Changes already suggested for consideration include: Requiring that the Presiding Member of the Board be a registered veterinary surgeon, rather than a legal practitioner, as is currently the position Increasing the number of […]

Mr Geoffrey Hampton Warren permanently disqualified from registration as a veterinary surgeon

Mr Geoffrey Hampton Warren, formerly a veterinary surgeon practising in Jamestown and surrounding districts, has been permanently disqualified from practising as a veterinary surgeon. Mr Warren was disqualified by Order of the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT) on 7 September 2022. SACAT Ordered as follows: 1.  There is proper course for disciplinary action […]

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) seeking statutory advisory committee members

Would you like to contribute to the regulation of therapeutic goods in Australia? The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is seeking applications from experts in medicine, science, and consumer perspectives and issues, to fill upcoming vacancies across seven statutory advisory committees. Successful applicants will contribute significantly towards the TGA’s regulatory functions by providing independent expert advice […]

Have your say on the Draft Radiation Protection and Control Regulations 2022 and Codes of Compliance

The Environmental Protection Authority South Australia (EPA) is seeking feedback on Draft Radiation Protection and Control Regulations 2022 published under the Radiation Protection and Control Act 2021 and draft EPA Codes of Compliance. The EPA enables the use of radiation, while ensuring people and the environment are adequately protected. The EPA’s objectives are to facilitate the benefits […]