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Partnering to prevent Parvovirus

4 Apr 2019 - News, Education program news
Through collaboration, AMRRIC is able to better support veterinary program delivery and continue to reach remote communities with valuable animal-focused education.  In April, AMRRIC teamed up with East Arnhem Regional Council (EARC), to support their successful NT Animal Welfare Grant application, targeting Parvovirus in East Arnhem Land...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Crossing the globe to share education

14 Jun 2018 - News, Education program news
Back in April 2017, we shared a good news story about the arrival of one of our Education Resource Kits to Liberia, Africa. AMRRIC was contacted by the founder of the Liberia Animal Welfare and Conservation Society (LAWCS) Morris Darbo in late 2016, regarding the need for additional education materials for their programs. Since this time LAWCS ...

Recycle, Reuse, Recreate

27 May 2018 - News, Education program news
Each year AMRRIC enjoys promoting and participating in National Reconciliation Week events and this year was no exception. AMRRIC was invited by the City of Darwin’s, Family and Children’s Services team to support their Reconciliation activities in Bagot Community, involving The Fun Bus. The Fun Bus is a mobile playgroup service which provides...

Joining Forces – Supporting Roper Gulf Regional Council at Borroloola

8 Apr 2018 - News, Education program news
In April AMRRIC joined forces with Roper Gulf Regional Council during their week-long companion animal desexing and anti-parasitic program in Borroloola. The program was led by Roper Gulf Regional Council veterinarians Dr Sam Phelan and Dr Anna Sri. As this was the first time that the council had provided services in the area, AMRRIC assisted by...

Training our future educators in remote communities

14 Mar 2018 - News, Education program news
In March, Education Officer Courtney Falls was by asked by the Queensland Health Tropical Public Health Service to deliver training in the use of the AMRRIC Education Resource Kit at their biannual Environmental Health and Animal Management Workers workshop held in Cairns. The workshop is an opportunity for remotely based Indigenous Environmental...

Four Paws enable surgical desexing in Papunya

3 Mar 2018 - News, Education program news
MacDonnell Regional Council, AMRRIC, Four Paws and the community of Papunya collaborated to deliver a companion animal surgical desexing program from the 4th to the 10th of March 2018. Papunya, being very remote (5 hours west of Alice Springs), was in need of long term companion animal population management outcomes. Four Paws generously funded...


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