The Association

The Australasian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging was created in 1995 to promote diagnostic imaging to veterinary practitioners. The associations constitution is registered with  the Department of Fair Trading [New South Wales state government]. AAVDI is a not for profit organisation, with all moneys raised from its activities being devoted to furthering the aims of the association

The Committee

The affairs of AAVDI are administered by an elected committee, with all positions filled in an honorary capacity. An Association Administrator was employed in 2001 to provide administrative assistance on a part time basis to provide managerial and book keeping assistance. The committee [see Office Bearers] is elected at the annual meeting of the association.

Our Objectives

Standards of Practice

To promote the highest possible standards of practice in veterinary diagnostic imaging

Research and Development

To promote the study and development of veterinary radiography, radiology, ultrasonography, radiation oncology, and other veterinary applications of diagnostic imaging or radiobiology


To maintain an awareness of safety measures commensurate with the proper use of ionising radiation



To encourage publication in the sphere of veterinary diagnostic imaging



To represent veterinary diagnostic imaging within other veterinary organisations


To provide an organisation for those who have an interest in veterinary diagnostic imaging, and to promote social interaction and good fellowship amongst members of the organisation

The Australasian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging is governed by a constitution which serves as a contract between the association and our members.  A copy of the constitution can be seen here:

Office bearers



Vice President

Immediate Past-President








Office Administrator

Kathleen Chow

Sarah Davies

Sarah Davies

David Reese

Nola Lester

Susie Lillis

Tim Foo

Xander Huizing

Jennifer Kan

Sarah Davies

Sarah Davies & Nola Lester


Get Involved

Do you want to improve your skills in taking and
interpreting radiographs?

Are you keen to keep up-to-date with latest developments in imaging as they relate to veterinary practice?

Are you planning to sit Membership examinations in Radiology, Medicine or Surgery?

Are you looking for a community of vets with an interest or expertise in imaging?