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Examining the motivations, experiences and contributions of AMRRIC Volunteers

13 Dec 2018 - News, Volunteer stories
The following article has been adapted from a piece written by AMRRIC Program Manager – Strategic Delivery, Dr Bonny Cumming, featuring AMRRIC Volunteers' quotes, for Volunteering NT/SA’s Vitality Magazine… Each year volunteer vets, vet nurses and data collectors assist AMRRIC and its partners to deliver remote community veterinary programs.  ...

Partnering for Pets and People at the University of Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan Launch

4 Dec 2018 - News, Education program news
On the 5th December 2018, The University of Queensland (UQ) launched its Reconciliation Action Plan (aka #UQRAP). Reconciliation Action Plans, administered by Reconciliation Australia, provide a simple framework for organisations to progress reconciliation within their sphere of influence. Through its RAP, UQ’s vision is to build a strong sense of...

Engagement ignites uptake at Darwin Town Community veterinary programs

27 Nov 2018 - News
Engagement is the key to the success in all of AMRRIC’s work.  Ongoing and consistent engagement between veterinary service providers and communities promotes the development of positive and respectful relationships. These relationships not only strengthen the bonds between owners and their animals by equipping individuals with the skills to make...

AMRRIC's long-term education partnership at Lajamanu

12 Nov 2018 - News, Education program news
Ongoing and consistent delivery of education is critical to successful long-term attitudinal and behavioral changes. With this understanding, for the past four years, AMRRIC has been delivering education in partnership with the Lajamanu School, located around 890km from Darwin. Lajamanu School Principal, Juliette Coco is a big advocate of AMRRIC’s...

NT Legislative Assembly Members recognise AMRRIC's work

3 Nov 2018 - News
The Northern Territory Government recently passed a new bill – the Animal Protection Bill 2018– which brings the NT up to scratch with similar legislation in other jurisdictions, and importantly, will bring about improvements in local animal welfare standards and protection.  During the Legislative Assembly debates regarding the bill, AMRRIC’s...

AMRRIC’s work still evident ten years on in desert country

24 Oct 2018 - News
It has been ten years since AMRRIC delivered the Australian Government funded trial of three one-week surgical programs in Kintore.  Despite the time passed, when AMRRIC returned in October this year locals remembered the work previously delivered, and incredibly, the team met four vintage dogs that were desexed during the pilot program. These...

Working toward our targets at Cherbourg

8 Oct 2018 - News, Education program news
For the last three years, AMRRIC has partnered with Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council, The University of Queensland (UQ) School of Veterinary Science and Darling Downs Public Health Unit to deliver an annual animal health program at Cherbourg, in SE Queensland.  The program continues to grow from strength to strength and is now a fixture in the...

Dr Jan Allen reflects on ten years with AMRRIC

30 Sep 2018 - News
This year, AMRRIC's Program Manager Dr Jan Allen achieved a momentous milestone - ten years of employment with AMRRIC.  AMRRIC congratulates Jan on her many years of service, and is grateful for her unwavering dedication and enthusiam.  In this article, Jan reflects on her ten years with AMRRIC... It’s been a crazy ride! Ten years with AMRRIC has...

Collaborative efforts kicking goals in Koonibba

23 Sep 2018 - News
AMRRIC receives many calls and emails each year requesting its input on animal management issues, however in June 2018 AMRRIC received a phone call of a somewhat different nature. The Department of Primary Industries and Regions, South Australia (PIRSA) contacted AMRRIC regarding their concerns for dog-related stock loss within the Ceduna Region....

Gathering data in Gunbalanya

17 Sep 2018 - News, Education program news
On a very hot Monday in September AMRRIC’s Education officer and Program Manager hit the road to commence a census and education program in Gunbalanya, also known as Oenpelli. Gunbalanya is around 60km North East of Jabiru, across the great Alligator river in Arnhem Land, NT. Home to around 1200 people, AMRRIC visited the community to conduct...


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