ACT Veterinary Practitioners Board Standards Statements - Australian Capital Territory


You will be required to comply with these standards if you intend to be a veterinary practitioner in the Australian Capital Territory. The standards cover the standard of practice required for a veterinary practitioner to be competent to practise or to help improve his or her suitability to practise. The standards cover:

  • veterinary practitioners code of professional conduct
  • premises standards
  • continuing professional development
  • management of psychotropic drugs
  • management of clinical records
  • currency of practice requirements for registration
  • anaesthesia protocol
  • bank reduction policy
  • conflict of interest
  • strategic plan.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Veterinary Practice Act 2018 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Veterinary Practice Regulation 2018 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

ACT Veterinary Practitioners Board

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, ACT Veterinary Practitioners Board

ACT Veterinary Practitioners Board

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 0012
Website: ACT Veterinary Practitioners Board (Opens in new window)