You will require this registration if you intend to operate as a veterinary specialist in Tasmania. Recognised veterinary specialisations include:
- Anaesthesiology and intensive care;
- Animal behaviour;
- Avian medicine;
- Bovine medicine;
- Equine medicine;
- Small animal medicine; and
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for registration you must:
- Be 18 years of age or older;
- Be registered as a veterinary surgeon in Tasmania;
- Possess adequate qualifications and experience relevant to your intended area of specialisation;
- Be a fit and proper person to practise as a veterinary specialist in Tasmania; and
- Pay the relevant application fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Fees are listed on the attached document.
Application for Registration as a Veterinary Specialist - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Your application should be accompanied by the appropriate application fee, presentation of your original qualifications, or a certified copy, and a letter of good standing.
You will be notified of the approval of your registration after the receipt of completed application forms and associated documents.
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Veterinary Board of Tasmania
Veterinary Surgeons Act 1987 (Tasmania)
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