The congress has ended!

Thanks to all for an excellent week.


Sponsors announced.

 The WBC2014 committee proudly announce the major sponsors signed to date

Platinum     logomsd_ah_4cp_pos (2)

Gold Plus     merial          Gold  Zoetis_tm_c

Silver Plus   virbac 2  troy         Silver     life technologies   Opal   boehringer_ingelheim_logo Sept 2012


Bob with DingoAustralian Cattle Veterinarians invite you to attend WBC2014 at Cairns in tropical north Queensland during the last week of July 2014.

The Australian Cattle Veterinarians (ACV) is a special interest group of the Australian Veterinary Association and is proud to have been selected to host the XXVIII World Buiatrics Congress from the 27th July to the 1st August 2014.

Mark your calendar, and tell your colleagues about it! We look forward to seeing you there.

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Buiatrics is the study of cattle and their diseases. The World Buiatrics Congress is recognised as the “Olympic Games of conferences” for people who study cattle. This congress is the official gathering of the World Association of Buiatrics, of which ACV is a member organisation.

Interested in knowing more about the Australian cattle industry? Visit us on youtube.


Cairns? Where is that?

gettingtocairnsCairns, which has its own international airport, is situated in Tropical Far North Queensland and is one of Australia’s most incredible destinations right near the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. The region is alive with aboriginal culture, is home to the the Kuranda Rainforest and right near the prime agricultural area -HolsteinCow the Atherton Tablelands home to much of the Queensland dairy industry.

Cairns is a major international city and offers a wide range of accommodation, great restaurants, exciting shopping, a casino and a diverse range of cruises, tours and attractions.

CCC Hero Twilight Full ScreenThe congress will be held at award winning Cairns Convention Centre is only ten minutes from the Cairns International Airport, Australia’s gateway to the Asia Pacific. The world acclaimed Cairns Convention Center is everything you would expect from an international standard, purpose built venue located in an atmosphere and environment that the world envies.


Keynote Speakers

We have more than 50 keynote presentations!

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Want to know what is on when? A preliminary program is now available. Both pre and post congress workshops are offered, most of which have capped participant numbers.


Registration is closed.



snorkelling shotTwo optional tours are offered on our registration form, both are offered both Pre and Post the congress on Saturday 26 July and Friday 1 August after the Congress so that delegates can choose which best suits their travel arrangements, or to do both if they so desire.Kuranda Rail

These pre and post congress tours must be pre-paid when booked either when you register OR alternatively please contact the secretariat in writing.

We have also researched two agricultural tours pre congress and a number of other tourist style activities which you might like to consider on the Tours Page.