The Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia (VSBSA) exercises its statutory functions under the Veterinary Practice Act 2003 with the object of protecting animal health, safety and welfare, and the public interest by achieving and maintaining high professional standards both of competence and conduct in the provision of veterinary treatment in South Australia.

One of the roles of the VSBSA is to register veterinary surgeons and regulate the profession in order to maintain a high standard of service for the South Australian community.

If you wish to apply for registration as a veterinary surgeon in South Australia, please visit the New Graduate or Registration page of this website.

If you wish to notify the VSBSA of a matter of concern regarding the conduct or competence of a veterinary surgeon, please visit the Concerns about Veterinary Surgeons page of this website.

Maintaining CPD records
New, contemporary Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Guidelines for South Australian took effect on 1 January 2021.
New contemporary CPD Guidelines take effect on 1 January 2021
The Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia (VSBSA) regulates the conduct and competence of veterinary surgeons in the public interest by setting professional standards, codes of conduct and guidelines for continuing professional development (CPD).
Public Consultation - Veterinary Practice Legislation Review
The Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development has publicly released a discussion paper regarding the review of South Australian veterinary practice legislation.