The veterinary practice legislation primarily provides for the registration and regulation of veterinary surgeons to protect the public interest and animal health, safety and welfare. It sets the framework to ensure qualified, skilled and regulated professionals provide veterinary treatment in South Australia.
PIRSA invites consideration of the topics raised within the discussion paper. The following issues are key aspects of the review:
registration of paraprofessionals
registration of veterinary premises
scope of veterinary treatment
service provision by non-veterinary animal care providers