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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...
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...
Aug4

Tennant Creek Dog Health Program

4 Aug 2015 - News, Animal management worker program
AMRRIC Program Manager Jan Allen has recently been working in Tennant Creek. Jan was part of a veterinary team which included Scott Spurling and Dewayne Foster who are both AMRRIC-trained Animal Management Workers. Scott and Dewayne gained experience in delivering dog health programs all over the Barkly Region during their training as AMWs and...
Jun18

Links between the community and the vets

18 Jun 2015 - News, Animal management worker program
In the Barkly region of the Northern Territory, Animal Management Workers Scott Spurling and Dewayne Foster are the link between the community and the vets. AMRRIC's Jan Allen said  "The outcomes have been awesome, you hardly ever see mangey dogs now and it's getting to be 70 - 80% of the dogs are desexed." Animal Management Workers Scott and...
Sep2

AMW Capacity Building

2 Sep 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...
May25

Welcome to National Reconciliation Week

25 May 2014 - News, Animal management worker program
Welcome to National Reconciliation Week 27 May 2014 to 3 June 2014. Reconciliation is about building better relationships between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for the benefit of all Australians. The theme of NRW2014 is Let's walk the talk. Let's walk the talk to work in partnership with...
Oct21

Adventurous Vet needed in Groote Island, Arnhem Land

21 Oct 2013 - News, Animal management worker program
Veterinarian / Animal Management Supervisor - Angurugu Closing Date: 1 November 2013Location: Angurugu Assist in the provision of regional Companion Animal Welfare & Control services. Co-ordinate & deliver regional Animal Health Programs (across six of the East Arnhem Shire Council communities), including appropriate Veterinary services....
Oct1

Education Officer Pritika Desai shares her insights

1 Oct 2013 - News, Animal management worker program, Education program news
AMRRIC Education Officer Pritika Desai travels to remote locations in Arnhem Land to train local Indigenous Animal Management Workers (AMWs) and educate their communities. AMRRIC is committed to achieving lasting improvements in animal welfare standards through education and community empowerment. Pritika here talks about the everyday realities of...
Aug27

AMWs Teach in Local Language

27 Aug 2013 - News, Animal management worker program
Earlier this month Indigenous Animal Management Workers (AMWs) from Elcho Island and Yirrkala, East Arnhem, worked closely with our Education team to teach comprehensive lessons on caring for dogs and basic hygiene for students at Shepherdson College, Galiwin’ku. AMRRIC was invited by the primary school’s Assistant Principal to contribute to their...

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