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AMRRIC gets together in Alice Springs

27 Apr 2019 - News
Much like AMRRIC’s work, the AMRRIC Board is geographically dispersed, both nationally and internationally.  To combat the geography, the AMRRIC Board makes plans bi-annually to meet face to face and hold strategic development meetings alongside their regular Board and Annual General Meetings.  Simultaneously, the AMRRIC Aboriginal and Torres...

AMRRIC Team Spotlight - Lauren Shaw, Business Operations Manager

24 Apr 2019 - News
The newest addition to the team, Lauren Shaw started on the 7th January 2019 as AMRRIC’S Business Operations Manager. After resting and holidaying in the Cook Islands and in Adelaide with family and friends over December, Lauren was eager to commence and meet the rest of the team in the new year! It has been a very busy introduction for Lauren who...

AMRRIC welcomes continued support from the Australian Government

15 Apr 2019 - News
On 16th April 2019, Senator Nigel Scullion, Minister for Indigenous Affairs visited Santa Teresa, NT to announce continued commitment to remote animal health and management, with an increased investment in AMRRIC, totalling $4.3 million over the three years. AMRRIC welcomes this investment, confirming the Government’s support of our work with...

AMRRIC awards Life Membership to Dr Stephen Cutter

11 Apr 2019 - News
In 2018 the AMRRIC Board unanimously agreed to the awarding of AMRRIC Life Membership to extremely worthy AMRRIC supporter, Dr Stephen Cutter. Fortuitous timing allowed AMRRIC Board President Dr Peter Stephenson to present Dr Cutter with his AMRRIC Life Membership at the April 2019 AMRRIC Board and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory...

Sharing knowledge across continents; Canadian vets visit Australian remote communities with AMRRIC

7 Apr 2019 - News
Regular AMRRIC supporters may remember that in 2018, AMRRIC’s Program Manager – Strategic Delivery, Dr Bonny Cumming, was invited to Vancouver to present to the Veterinarians Without Borders (VWB) Board Meeting about AMRRIC’s work in remote Australian communities. You can read more about Bonny’s trip here. The cross-continental knowledge exchange...

Corporate Collaboration in the Desert

6 Apr 2019 - News
For many years, AMRRIC has been recruiting, encouraging and mentoring veterinary partners to “adopt” remote Indigenous communities, with the intention to secure commitment to sustainable long term animal population and health programs for the communities that it works with.  Such arrangements aid in reconciliation efforts and benefit both the...

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...

AMRRIC assists Cyclone Trevor Emergency Response

28 Mar 2019 - News
Mid-March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Trevor left the west coast of Cape York, building up as it travelled across the shallow and warm water mass of the Gulf of Carpentaria, threatening the very remote communities along east coast of the Northern Territory from Groote Eylandt to the Queensland border. With significant damage forecast, reportedly the...

Darwin Town Community Programs Deliver in the (Somewhat Dry) Wet

12 Mar 2019 - News
Between December and February, the wet season usually restricts AMRRIC staff to the office, allowing some much-valued catch up time.  This time is typically spent developing annual work plans, re-establishing contacts for the year, organising veterinary and school visits, developing new educational resources, applying for and acquitting grants,...

AMRRIC coordinates food donations to help dogs during hard times at Ali Curung

21 Feb 2019 - News
In November 2018, AMRRIC was requested to assist Barkly Regional Council in the aftermath of community unrest and subsequent fleeing of over half of the community, leaving approximately 37 free-roaming dogs abandoned in Ali Curung, NT.  With no food on offer, the dogs were starving, forming packs and posed a risk to the safety of remaining...


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