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Dec3

Dogs & People – Mastering Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainable Impacts

3 Dec 2016 - News
AMRRIC knows that good stakeholder engagement is essential; in our line of work, building and maintaining good relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders is critical to success. So when participants from 2015’s AMRRIC, Vets Beyond Borders and The University of Melbourne co-hosted workshop – Monitoring and Evaluation in Dog Population...
Nov1

AMRRIC Education Goes the Extra Mile

1 Nov 2016 - News
Providing education is a fundamental part of AMRRIC’s aim of enabling communities to manage the health and wellbeing of their companion animals, but when you’re a small not for profit organisation working across a large and remote geographical area this has its challenges. To have the greatest impact on the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
Oct17

Education Support In the Barkly

17 Oct 2016 - News
AMRRIC’s key focus for education throughout 2016 and moving into 2017 has been education training and delivery for key staff who already provide animal management support to remote communities in some capacity. One example of this is a recent trip Education Officer (EO) Courtney Falls made to Tennant Creek to conduct an education training program...
Oct1

Cherbourg Animal Management Program – A Team Effort

1 Oct 2016 - News
Thanks to a team effort and long-term vision, changes are afoot for animal and community health and wellbeing at Cherbourg. Cherbourg is an Aboriginal community in southeast Queensland, on land that is the home of the Wakka Wakka people. For a number of years, community members and Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council (CASC) had recognised that dogs...
Sep26

Surgical Desexing Reaches Amata

26 Sep 2016 - News
Amata is an Aboriginal Community located in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in South Australia, an area that occupies one tenth of South Australia in the North West corner. Located at the western end of the Musgrave Ranges, approximately 380km south west of Alice Springs and directly south of Uluru Amata is home to over 500...
Sep26

South Pole support for Top End

26 Sep 2016 - News
It’s minus 35 degrees in Antarctica and the sun hasn’t risen for weeks. Winds howl around the remote Mawson Station at speeds up to 120 kilometres an hour, challenging people and structures with blizzards of cutting snow and ice. These are the long dark days of July but for Mawson’s 14‐member skeleton crew this is also a great time to go walking...
Sep6

Staying Safe Around Dogs video - now online

6 Sep 2016 - News, Education program news
In many remote Indigenous communities dogs are free to roam along roads and footpaths, and public spaces including playing fields, schools and shops. These can be unusual and worrying sights for people new to living and working in a remote community. AMRRIC's video Staying safe around dogs explains how these free roaming animals are not strays but...
Aug29

AMRRIC members and supporters are invited to the 2016 Annual General Meeting

29 Aug 2016 - News
The Board of AMRRIC warmly invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the achievements of the last year, and to look forward to the year ahead. When: Sunday 2nd October 2016 from 5:00 pm Where: AMRRIC Office, 5 Searcy Street, Darwin, NT You are also welcome to join us for refreshments...
Aug18

Grass roots One Health

18 Aug 2016 - News, Education program news
An overview of AMRRIC’s approach to companion animal population management in Australia’s remote Indigenous communitiesAuthor: Bonny Cumming, Veterinarian and AMRRIC Project Officer Most Australians have little understanding of life in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; few have spared a thought for the health and management...
Aug18

Training Environmental Health Workers to deliver dog health education in schools

18 Aug 2016 - News, Animal management worker program, Education program news
Last week AMRRIC Education Officer Melissa Pepper travelled to the Torres Strait to provide training to Torres Strait Islands Regional Council (TSIRC) Environmental Health Workers (EHWs) in the delivery of school based dog health education. As part of their role, EHWs in remote communities are responsible for animal management which involves...

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