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Apr28

The arrival of the dingo in northern Australia

28 Apr 2016 - News
The people from South Sulawesi in Indonesia probably introduced dingoes to Australia, according to research by the University of New England and Griffith University. Archaeologist, Dr Melanie Fillios from the School of Humanities and Professor Paul Tacon from Griffith University looked at genetics and archaeology to find out the exact timing of...
Apr11

PhD Scholarship - Dog ownership and human health

11 Apr 2016 - News
PhD Scholarship - Investigating the influence of dog ownership on human health Charles Perkins Centre &  the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney, have two PhD supplementary scholarships available for suitably qualified candidates from human health-related or veterinary disciplines. The aim for the broader research project is to...
Apr6

Watu Manikay - the Dog Song with Shellie Morris and Ramingining School kids

6 Apr 2016 - News
The children in Yr. 2/3 Class Ramingining School and singer songwriter Shellie Morris have collaborated on a song called Watu Manikay. Watu Manikay means Dog Song in Yolgnu Matha, the language group of the East Arnhem region. You can hear it here - Watu Manikay The class worked with Shellie to write this song about looking after your dog.  It was...
Mar14

Volunteer Spotlight - Simone Armstrong in Yuendumu, Yuelamu, Nyirripi

14 Mar 2016 - News, Volunteer stories
AMRRIC member Simone Armstrong recently volunteered her skills on a veterinary program in Yuendumu, Yuelamu and Nyrippi. Simone shares her insights about volunteering for AMRRIC here.  What did you do for the program? I volunteered as a vet nurse on the program, doing my best to ensure vets had everything on the unsterile side of surgeries ready...
Feb23

Volunteer Catherine Tiplady shares her experience

23 Feb 2016 - News, Volunteer stories
AMRRIC member vet Catherine Tiplady recently volunteered her skills on a veterinary program in Yuendumu, Yuelamu and Nyrippi. Catherine said "Volunteering with AMRRIC made me feel that I was truly making a difference for the health and wellbeing of Indigenous communities and their animals." What did you do for the program? I volunteered as a...
Feb18

Education workshop and ideas exchange for Animal Management Workers

18 Feb 2016 - News, Animal management worker program
AMRRIC hosted an education workshop at our office in Darwin, the training was designed to support Animal Management Workers who will be delivering learning resources to school students in their local community. Animal Management Workers and Vet Nurses came from afar afield as Groote Island, Yirrkala and Tennant Creek to attend. AMRRIC expects this...
Feb4

Spotlight on Phillipa Dhagapan - Animal Management Worker

4 Feb 2016 - News, Animal management worker program
Image: Jackie Hingston, Phillipa Dhagapan, Melissa Pepper and Courtney FallsPhillipa Dhagapan is an Animal Management Worker (AMW) working for the East Arnhem Regional Council.  Animal Management Workers support the council's veterinary services and provide expertise on dog health and management to the local community. Phillipa shares her...
Feb3

Position available - Veterinarian and Animal Management Supervisor

3 Feb 2016 - News, Animal management worker program
We would like to share an exciting employment opportunity - East Arnhem Regional Council has a position vacant for a Veterinarian and Animal Management Supervisor based in Groote Eylandt. Veterinarian and Animal Management Supervisor1 year Full Time Fixed Term contractLevel 7 $86,264.22 to $91,517.71 plus allowances and superannuationPrimary...
Jan1

Staff Spotlight - Bonny Cumming Program Manager

1 Jan 2016 - News
Left to right:  Tony Gunanganuwuy, Bonny Cumming, Virginia Barrat and Jan Allen Our Progam Manager Bonny Cumming volunteered as a vet in 2008.  She became a keen supporter and joined our staff as a coorindator for the Animal Management Worker Program in 2013. She shares her insights about the experience of working in remote communities. I work for...
Nov23

Volunteer Spotlight - Graeme Blanch visits Ti Tree, Alyuen, Wilora and Laramba

23 Nov 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
AMRRIC member vet Graeme Blanch recently returned from a veterinary program in Ti Tree,  Alyuen, Wilora and Laramba in the Central Desert region, NT.  This is Graeme's second volunteer trip for AMRRIC and he shares his insights here. This time I flew to the Alice, met Linda who had driven down with Jackie from Tennant Creek, and Abby who flew in...

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