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Updated 31 March, 2023

  1. Southern Canberra. May & August/September, or any reasonable part. 7 vet busy small animal practice in southern Canberra requires an experienced locum, typical rate $100 per hour depending on experience. Accommodation & vehicle available & travel costs negotiable (ref 45148).
New South Wales 
  1. Inner Southern Sydney. ASAP for 1-3 months negotiable, full or part time. Experienced Internal Medicine Specialist required by this 25 vet small animal/specialist pracxticve. No OOH. Accommodation & travel costs available. Generous salary. For more information, click here (ref 45741)
  2. Port Stephens Region. April to June, or any reasonable period. 5 vet small animal practice. NO OOH. Accommodation & vehicle available. Travel costs negotiable (ref 38663)
  3. Riverina. April to June inclusive, or any reasonable period. 5 vet mixed practice. Small animal only vets welcome. No OOH. Accommodation available & vehicle & travel costs negotiable (ref 43502)
  4. Illawarra Coast. 17th May to 26th May; 3rd July to 14th July; 29th July to 6th August; & 20th Dec to 1 Feb 2024, flexible, to cover holiday leave. 7 vet practice. Mixed OR small animal locums welcome. We are happy for blocks of work or even the odd day if you are already local. Accommodation & Vehicle usage available. For more information, click here. (ref 44388)
  5. Northern Rivers. 20th June to 13th July part time. 2 vet holistic small animal/wildlife practice. No OOH. Accopmmodation & vehicle available. For more information, click here (ref 45975)
  6. Northern Tablelands. 24 July to 30 July. Single vet mixed practice (50% cattle, 50% small animals) requires experienced locum. Locum should be confident with large animal work. OOH is necessary weeknights but quiet. Accommodation and vehicle available. Pay negotiable. (ref 45538)
  7. W Sydney. 25th July to 11th August 2023. Leave cover for principal vet. 2.5 vet small animal practice. Sole charge required at times. Mentoring. No weekends or OOH. For more information, click here. (ref 45979)
Northern Territory
  1. No Positions Currently Available
  1. Yeppoon. All of July. 3 vet mixed practice, mixed or small animal vet welcome. No OOH. Some sole charge required. Accommodation and work vehicle available. Pay negotiable (ref 45835)
  2. Townsville. JCUVet small animal referral hospital. Locum ECC Veterinarians required for various periods between July and Jan 2024 - 5th -30th Jul; 1st - 31st Aug; 7th -18th Aug; 13th - 24th Nov; 29th Dec - 15th Jan, 2024. Reimbursement toward accommodation and travel costs. For more information and a list of dates required, click here (ref 45212)
  3. Ipswich. Breeding Season. Equine Reproduction vet required for 2023/2024 breeding season with permanent employment considered. For more information, click here (ref 45788)
  4. Northern Brisbane. 18th to 29th September. 3 vet small animal practice. Monday to Friday only & no OOH. Accommodation & vehicle available (ref 45827)
South Australia
  1. Adelaide North. University of Adelaide, Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC) requires locum support immediately until end of September. Various shifts available in Emergency & Critical Care and Small Animal. Flexible work periods available. Accommodation and Travel negotiable. For more information, click here (ref 45723)
  1. NW Coast. 15th May to mid June, full or part time. 4.5 vet mixed practice. No OOH. Accommodation, vehicle & travel costs available (ref 45326)
  2. NW Coast. mid September to mid October, or any reasonable part thereof, full or part time. 4.5 vet mixed practice. No OOH. Accommodation, vehicle & travel costs available (ref 45327)
  1. Gippsland. 5 vet mixed practice. We have a long-term staff member taking six months off to travel and would be willing to accept applicants for a 6 month short-term contract. For more information click here, (ref 41110)
  2. NW Melbourne. ASAP for 8-12 weeks negotiable. 2 vet small animal practice. full time hours, flexible. Some sole charge required. For more information, click here (ref 45748)
  3. N Vic. March to 31st May. 4 vet mixed practice. 50% dairy - but 100% small animal locums are also welcome. Everything flexible & negotiable. Accomm & vehicle provided. Help with travel. (ref 44185)
  4. Wangaratta. 3rd April to 23rd June. FT or PT neg. 5 vet Mixed practice but smallies only considered. Sole charge only OOH. Shared OOH. Accommodation, vehicle, and travel costs neg. (ref 43576)
  5. NW Melbourne. April to June/July. 3 vet small animal practice. Very flexible, with full or part time hours on offer to suit. No OOH & no sole charge. For more information click here (ref 45743)
  6. NE Melbourne. April to July. 25 vet small animal practice. Flexible shifts, competitive hourly rate with extra incentives for taking on evening/overnight shifts. Accomm available. For more information, click here (ref 45836)
  7. Central VIC. Late May/early June for 6-12 months, parental leave cover. 10 vet mixed practice. Prefer mixed vet with dairy focus but small animal only vets welcome to apply. For more information, click here (ref 45779)
  8. Geelong. End June to End September, part time. 6 vet small animal practice. Mondays, Wednesdays and Half Day Thursdays. No OOH, no sole charge. (ref 45623)
  9. North-Eastern Victoria. 10th to 21st July. 2 1/2 vet small animal clinic. On call is optional. Accommodation provided and travel assistance negotiable. Pay rate negotiable. Wine Country! (ref 45775)
  10. SE Melbourne. Mon 7th to Sat 12th August. Single vet small animal practice. Experienced nurses always on hand. No OOH. Accommodation costs & travel costs negotiable. (ref 45564)
  11. Goldfields. 4 vet small animal practice requires an experienced full or part time locum to cover July to October, flexible with start and end dates, can be a month either side. No after hours. Accommodation & vehicle available. Pay rate negotiable. (ref 45544)
  12. Avenel. Breeding Season.12 vet equine practice. Internal Medicine Specialist - fixed term for 12 months. For more information click here, (ref 45320)
Western Australia
  1. Outer Southern Perth. 17th to 21st April. Single vet small animal practice. All sole charge but no OOH (ref 45465)
  2. Perth E. 8 vet equine practice requires an experienced equine vet for the breeding season August to December. For more information, click here (ref 45494)