You will need this registration to be a specialist veterinary practitioner. A specialist practitioner has an exceptionally high level of skill in a branch of veterinary science above that of a regular practitioner.
A veterinary practitioner provides:
- diagnosis, medical or surgical treatment of disease or injury in animals
- advice on the health and welfare of animals and public health and safety of animal food products.
Specialist veterinary science branches include but are not limited to:
Applications for registration as a specialist veterinary practitioner are assessed by the Australia-wide veterinary board and are approved by your state's veterinary board.