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10th Anniversary AMRRIC Conference 2014

15 Apr 2014 - News
One Health - Indigenous Community Animal Management Dates: 23-25 September 2014Venue: Darwin, DoubleTree Hilton Join us in September 2014 at the 10th Anniversary AMRRIC Conference. We invite you to be a part of this highly anticipated event in the animal management sector and expand your network in the one health community. Our conference is...

Veterinary hero Rosemary Miller volunteers for AMRRIC

12 Apr 2014 - News, Volunteer stories
During February AMRRIC volunteer Rosemary Miller traveled to three very remote communities in the Central Desert Region of Northern Territory - Yuendumu, Nyirripi and Yuelamu. Rosemary has been a practicing vet for 44 years and has had many experiences working overseas during her career, she has also worked for the RSPCA. Rosemary's great sense of...

AMRRIC education resources linked to Australian Curriculum

9 Apr 2014 - News, Education program news
Education Consultant Julie Croft will be introducing Northern Territory education leaders to the Be a Friend to Your Dog (BAFTYD) package on the 9th April, during the 2014 Leaders’ Conference in Darwin.  AMRRIC (Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities) school resources are now linked to the Australian Curriculum. The project...

Call for abstracts

20 Mar 2014 - News
Call for abstracts for the 2014 AMRRIC Conference  We are now accepting abstracts for the 10th Anniversary AMRRIC Conference, One Health - Indigenous Community Animal Management. The closing date for submissions is 15/4/14.  If you would like to submit an abstract and had difficulty, you can contact to discuss an extension....

Volunteer Spotlight

19 Mar 2014 - News
Last month, three AMRRIC volunteers from three different states (Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria) converged in Alice Springs to travel further to three very remote communities of the Central Desert Region of Northern Territory - Yuendumu, Nyirripi and Yuelamu. The remote dog health program succeeded in desexing 66 animals plus a lump...

Tick-Borne Diseases

19 Mar 2014 - News
This wet season AMRRIC collected almost 1500 ticks from dogs in 5 different communities from Mutitjulu in the central desert to 15 Mile in the Top End. This project was in support of Murdoch University’s current research into tick-borne diseases. Murdoch University is currently analyzing ticks from all over Australia using the latest scientific...

16th Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference

18 Mar 2014 - News
Management of vertebrate pest animals across the landscape Hotel Pullman King George Square, Brisbane Queensland Welcome function - Monday 26 May 2014 Conference Program - Tuesday 27- Thursday 29 May 2014 Conference Dinner - Tuesday 27 May 2014  The Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference is a not-for-profit event held every three years to bring...

Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor Research

18 Mar 2014 - News
Science Journal recently published a research paper on canine transmissible venereal tumour (TVT)  - a rare sexually transmitted cancer for dogs.  The research led by AMRRIC member Dr Elizabeth Murchison at Cambridge University involved contributors from around the world including AMRRIC Board President Ted Donelan and AMRRIC Program Manager Dr...

World Spay Day

18 Mar 2014 - News
On World Spay Day last month more than 600 event organisers around the world hosted hundreds of events and spaying or neutering thousands of animals, raising awareness of desexing as the most efficient and humane way to reduce uncontrolled dog populations. As a strong advocate for dog desexing, AMRRIC collaborated in two World Spay Day events this...

Congratulations Merle ODonell

18 Mar 2014 - News
We are proud to congratulate AMRRIC Board Member Merle O’Donnell for receiving the Outstanding Achievement Award for Leadership in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health awarded by the Working Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health (WGATSIEH). Merle has worked across all aspects of environmental...


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