2011 Educational Partner of the Year Awards


CATEGORY: Rural mixed practice Educational Partner of the Year

WINNER: Kiama Veterinary Hospital Drs David Chaffey & Peter Davis

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Dr Peter Davis, Mrs Melinda Davis, Dr John Baguley

From left: Dr Peter Davis, Mrs Melinda Davis, Dr John Baguley

Kiama Veterinary Hospital staff

Kiama Veterinary Hospital staff



Here are some comments from students who attended this placement in 2010:

“Kiama Veterinary Hospital provided a very supportive and positive learning environment. The staff were all very lovely and always keen to teach.”

“Thank you so much to all the staff at Kiama Veterinary Hospital for helping me become as best of a vet that I can be. You are still the coolest supervisor I've ever had Pete.”

CATEGORY: Rural public practice Educational Partner of the Year

WINNER: Livestock Health & Pest Authority North Coast - Grafton Office Dr Keith Newby.

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Dr John Baguley, Dr Keith Newby,  Melanie Robson

From left: Dr John Baguley, Dr Keith Newby, Melanie Robson

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Students on placement attending a farm call

Here are some comments from students who attended this placement in 2010:

“The DV is very supportive, enthusiastic and passionate about the industry, which rubbed off on me. He was keen to answer all my silly questions and happy to spend the extra time with me... By the end of the month I felt very confident.”

“The vet actively involved us in discussions of cases in front of clients, asked our opinion, and treated us as equal colleagues which was fantastic.”

“My assignment on the difficulties facing goat farmers on the north coast was good to research because I felt like I was contributing to their industry.”

“There is no way to improve this rotation really.”

CATEGORY: Small Animal Practice Educational Partner of the Year

WINNER: Pacific Vetcare - Drs David Johnson, Allan Hudson & Steph Deist

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Drs Allan Hudson, David Johnson & Steph Deist

From left: Drs Allan Hudson, David Johnson & Steph Deist

Pacific Vetcare Staff

Pacific Vetcare Staff


Here are some comments from students who attended this placement in 2010:

“Everyone, including the nurses, were always willing to give little tips. Supervising vets were always patient and always offered to have me help in any procedure they were doing.”

“I was very pleased to see all the staff work so well together, everyone was very enthusiastic and it made it really easy to fit in and made my experience very enjoyable.”

“I had a wonderful time, you are all great teachers and I really enjoyed being a part of the team even though it was only for a short time.”

CATEGORY: Elective placement Educational Partner of the Year

WINNER: Agnes Banks Equine Clinic – Advanced Reproductive Elective Dr Mark Schembri.

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Dr Mark Schembri

Dr Mark Schembri

Agnes Banks Staff

Agnes Banks Staff

Here are some comments from students who attended this placement in 2010:

“The advanced reproduction elective is wonderful, I cannot see how it could be improved. Mark Schembri has developed a program that meets the students’ requirements perfectly.”

“All staff were great communicators, always keen to answer questions, being able to assist vets and interns provided great opportunity for practical experience.”

“It was a great experience and wish I could have stayed longer :)”


Dr Mark Schembri - Acceptance speech