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10th Anniversary AMRRIC Conference 2014

19 Aug 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...

Creating connections across the community in dog dreaming country

15 Aug 2014 - News, Education program news
During May, AMRRIC and Indigenous Communities Volunteers (ICV) partnered on a project which saw volunteer educator Brooke Connor visit Ali Currung in the Barkly Shire.  Brooke tells her story of volunteering in the remote desert community here.  Wow! What an amazing two weeks volunteering with AMRRIC and Indigenous Communities Volunteers (ICV) in...

AMW Capacity Building

10 Aug 2014 - News, Animal management worker program
Last month, six AMRRIC trained Indigenous Animal Management Workers (AMWs) from East Arnhem and Barkly travelled to Sydney with the AMRRIC team to undertake additional training in humane and safe dog handling provided probono by the International Dog Academy. To increase the exposure and experience of the AMWs from the NT, the visit also included...

Rabies prevention in the Top End

10 Aug 2014 - News
Over the past 3 years, AMRRIC has been collaborating with researchers from Sydney University to build a knowledgebase for the prevention of rabies in our Top End. While Australia is currently rabies free, rabies is endemic in neighbouring country Indonesia. The likelihood of this disease reaching Australia is small, however, remote communities...

Volunteer Spotlight - Pamela Manning

7 Aug 2014 - News, Volunteer stories
AMRRIC member, Pamela Manning, recently volunteered on a remote dog health program in the Central Desert communities of Willowra, Wilora and Ti Tree. Pamela shares her first time experience below. What did you do for the program? I was lucky enough to join a very experienced and dedicated team of two other vets Jemima Amery-Gale and Stephen Cutter...

2014 Conference Program

4 Aug 2014 - News
See Conference Speakers See Conference Sponsors See About Conference 2014 Download the AMRRIC 2014 Conference Program Monday 22 September 2014 4.30 pm -7.30 pm    Registrations open - Ballroom Foyer 6.00 pm -7.00 pm    AMRRIC AGM - Territory Room Day 1 - Tuesday 23 September 2014 - Grand Ballroom 7.00 am -5.30 pm  S1  Registration & exhibition...

Help remote community dogs

22 Jun 2014 - News
Over the past 10 years we have worked with almost 400 remote Indigenous communities across Australia. We have witnessed the immense diversity that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities offer, in their environments, languages, and traditions. Yet in so many communities we continue to see similar challenges that lead to dire conditions...

Be a Friend to Your Dog Launch

19 Jun 2014 - News
AMRRIC Resources in Schools AMRRIC’s educational resources are now linked to the Australian School Curriculum. To mark this achievement, our ‘Be a Friend to Your Dog’ (BAFTYD) package was launched during the 2014 Leaders’ Conference in Darwin. BAFTYD is a culturally rich resource addressing topics of animal health and wellbeing, which is closely...

2014 Conference Speakers and Abstracts

18 Jun 2014 - News
See Conference Program See Conference Sponsors See About Conference 2014 Download the AMRRIC 2014 Conference Program Dr. Ascione was the inaugural American Humane Endowed Chair, University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) and is currently a Scholar-in-Residence at the GSSW. He has published articles on the development of antisocial...

Volunteer Spotlight

18 Jun 2014 - News, Volunteer stories
Earlier in May, 5 AMRRIC volunteers travelled over 1500 kilometres across the Pilbara, visiting 10 remote communities and desexing over 200 animals. Volunteer veterinarian, Michelle Gray, from Ballarat Victoria shares her personal experience and love of volunteering here. “Hello, my name is Michelle and I have a problem. I’m addicted to...


2014 AMRRIC Conference

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