Mail:      PO Box 7395
      Hutt Street SA 5000
      
Office:   Level 1
  33 Hutt Street
  Adelaide SA 5000
  By Appointment
      
Phone: +61 8 8359 3334
Email:   admin@vsbsa.org.au
Functions of the Board  
Pursuant to section 13(1) of the Veterinary Practice Act 2003, the functions of the Board are as follows:

    (a) to recognise courses of education or training that provide qualifications for registration on the general register or the specialist register;

    (b) to determine the requirements necessary for registration on the general register or the specialist register;

    (c) to determine the specialties in which a person may be registered on the specialist register;

    (d) to establish and maintain the registers contemplated by this Act;

    (e) to prepare or endorse codes of conduct and professional standards for veterinary surgeons;

    (f) to prepare or endorse guidelines on continuing education for veterinary surgeons;

    (g) to establish administrative processes for handling complaints received against veterinary surgeons or veterinary services providers (which may include processes under which the veterinary surgeon or veterinary services provider voluntarily enters into an undertaking);

    (h) to provide advice to the Minister as may be appropriate;

    (i) to carry out other functions assigned to the Board by or under this Act, or by the Minister.