Veterinary Practice Bill 2020 consultation

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Consultation on the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020 is now closed.

Thank you to the Western Australian veterinarians, veterinary nurses, other animal health providers, and the community who provided feedback on the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020 during the consultation period.

Consultation process

Consultation on the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020 opened on 13 May and closed on 24 June 2020.

Before making a submission, stakeholders were asked to read the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020:

Stakeholders were able to gain further information at consultation webinars, via the Q&A section on this page and by emailing vetpracticebill@dpird.wa.gov.au.

Stakeholders could make submissions via the online submission form or via direct email.

Consultation summary report

DPIRD received 102 submissions during the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020 consultation, comprising 55 written submissions and 47 submissions linked to an online petition. A range of stakeholders made submissions, including veterinarians, veterinary nurses, peak industry bodies, government agencies, and users of veterinary services.

The submissions have been analysed and have helped inform the process to proceed to a final draft of the Bill ready for introduction into Parliament.

The summary report and publically available submissions to the consultation can be viewed here:

What happens next

The Bill is being reviewed and will be introduced into Parliament when the review process is completed.

The new Regulations are currently being drafted. Stakeholders will be consulted on the new Regulations at a later date.

Updates will be published on this page.

Consultation on the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020 is now closed.

Thank you to the Western Australian veterinarians, veterinary nurses, other animal health providers, and the community who provided feedback on the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020 during the consultation period.

Consultation process

Consultation on the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020 opened on 13 May and closed on 24 June 2020.

Before making a submission, stakeholders were asked to read the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020:

Stakeholders were able to gain further information at consultation webinars, via the Q&A section on this page and by emailing vetpracticebill@dpird.wa.gov.au.

Stakeholders could make submissions via the online submission form or via direct email.

Consultation summary report

DPIRD received 102 submissions during the Veterinary Practice Bill 2020 consultation, comprising 55 written submissions and 47 submissions linked to an online petition. A range of stakeholders made submissions, including veterinarians, veterinary nurses, peak industry bodies, government agencies, and users of veterinary services.

The submissions have been analysed and have helped inform the process to proceed to a final draft of the Bill ready for introduction into Parliament.

The summary report and publically available submissions to the consultation can be viewed here:

What happens next

The Bill is being reviewed and will be introduced into Parliament when the review process is completed.

The new Regulations are currently being drafted. Stakeholders will be consulted on the new Regulations at a later date.

Updates will be published on this page.