But not all is quite normal yet, as there are still some changes to comply with the Victorian COVID-Safe Business requirements
On the evening of March 27th, the Australian Veterinary Association received the following statement from the office of the Hon. David Littleproud MP, Minister for Agriculture:
“The Federal Government considers the role of veterinarians essential to the agricultural sector and therefore to our nation’s food security but also in protecting companion animals and our nation’s wildlife... The Federal Government will continue to work to maintain the essential role that veterinarians have in Australia during this crisis..."
An excellent summary has been provided from the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) that is essential reading for any clients worried about their pets during this time.
Here is the AVA-link to view their summary and short video
Once again, we would like to thank you for your understanding, patience, and cooperation thus far with the changes we have implemented. This is a time of rapid change and we know this can be unsettling. We will continue to act as necessary to slow the spread of this virus within our community, and further updates will follow as required.