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Volunteer Spotlight

19 Mar 2014 - News
Last month, three AMRRIC volunteers from three different states (Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria) converged in Alice Springs to travel further to three very remote communities of the Central Desert Region of Northern Territory - Yuendumu, Nyirripi and Yuelamu. The remote dog health program succeeded in desexing 66 animals plus a lump...

Tick-Borne Diseases

19 Mar 2014 - News
This wet season AMRRIC collected almost 1500 ticks from dogs in 5 different communities from Mutitjulu in the central desert to 15 Mile in the Top End. This project was in support of Murdoch University’s current research into tick-borne diseases. Murdoch University is currently analyzing ticks from all over Australia using the latest scientific...

16th Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference

18 Mar 2014 - News
Management of vertebrate pest animals across the landscape Hotel Pullman King George Square, Brisbane Queensland Welcome function - Monday 26 May 2014 Conference Program - Tuesday 27- Thursday 29 May 2014 Conference Dinner - Tuesday 27 May 2014  The Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference is a not-for-profit event held every three years to bring...

Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor Research

18 Mar 2014 - News
Science Journal recently published a research paper on canine transmissible venereal tumour (TVT)  - a rare sexually transmitted cancer for dogs.  The research led by AMRRIC member Dr Elizabeth Murchison at Cambridge University involved contributors from around the world including AMRRIC Board President Ted Donelan and AMRRIC Program Manager Dr...

World Spay Day

18 Mar 2014 - News
On World Spay Day last month more than 600 event organisers around the world hosted hundreds of events and spaying or neutering thousands of animals, raising awareness of desexing as the most efficient and humane way to reduce uncontrolled dog populations. As a strong advocate for dog desexing, AMRRIC collaborated in two World Spay Day events this...

Congratulations Merle ODonell

18 Mar 2014 - News
We are proud to congratulate AMRRIC Board Member Merle O’Donnell for receiving the Outstanding Achievement Award for Leadership in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health awarded by the Working Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health (WGATSIEH). Merle has worked across all aspects of environmental...

Govt Support Remote Dog Health

18 Mar 2014 - News
We are very excited to confirm that the new Government has committed $1.7m over three years to support AMRRIC’s veterinary outreach services to control dog numbers and disease in remote Indigenous communities and outstations. Indigenous Affairs Minister Senator Nigel Scullion said the current dog population problem in many remote communities was...

AMRRIC celebrates World Spay Day

19 Feb 2014 - News
Welcome to Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, this month dozens of World Spay Day events will be hosted by individuals and organizations worldwide. World Spay Day shines a spotlight on desexing programs as a proven means of saving the lives of companion animals who might otherwise be ethanised or culled. AMRRIC strongly advocates desexing as the most...

Call for Input: AMRRIC’s 10th Annual Conference

13 Feb 2014 - News
We're currently planning for the 10th Anniversary 2014 AMRRIC Conference and are seeking feedback on speakers and topics from AMRRIC our supporters. If you could answer the quick survey questions below by return email by Tuesday 18 February, it would be greatly appreciated. The Conference exists for the benefit of the entire sector - to ensure...

Save the date!

1 Jan 2014 - News
The 10th Anniversary AMRRIC Conference will be held 23 – 25 September 2014 in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.Further details, registration and call for abstracts will be available soon!Sign up to the AMRRIC e-News here and like our AMRRIC Facebook page to receive the latest information as it is released.Make sure you have these dates marked...


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