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AMRRIC welcomes Julie Croft

30 Oct 2012 - News
Julie Croft has been appointed Education Strategist to AMRRIC. Her role is to develop and implement a strategy to directly link AMRRIC’s considerable education resources and programs to state and federal government curriculums – ensuring they are easily and effectively used and promoted by teachers in Indigenous communities. Julie has extensive...

AMRRIC welcomes Pritika Desai

30 Oct 2012 - News
AMRRIC’s new Education Officer, Pritika Desai, will deliver the Be A friend to your dog school program in the Aboriginals Benefit Account-funded communities in East Arnhem, Barkly and Roper Gulf Shires. She will also work with the ABA Animal Management Workers to produce and deliver broader community education resources. Pritika grew up in Darwin...

AMRRIC welcomes Eddie Bobongie

30 Oct 2012 - News
Eddie Bobongie comes to AMRRIC with a wonderful reputation as the ‘heart and soul’ of animal management programs in the Queensland Cape. After working with Queensland Health for the past 10 years, he is now taking on a new challenge with AMRRIC. As Manager of the ABA Animal Management Worker Program, he will be assisting and supporting Animal...

Wild boys and wild dogs working together

19 Oct 2012 - News
AMRRIC was excited to host a demonstration by the Paws Up team during the AMRRIC conference in Armidale. Attendees were given a fantastic display that showed just what well trained dogs with dedicated carers are capable of. Paws Up is a highly successful dog high jumping team, they are currently the world record holder for working dog high jump...

Canberra vet mob goes bush

25 Sep 2012 - News
Talk about an outstanding effort! The Canberra Vet Mob spent a week in the hot and dusty Utopia Homelands, 250kms northeast of Alice Springs, desexing more than one hundred dogs! This is a desperately needed service as there are literally hundreds of dogs in the surrounding communities that previously did not have a vet servicing them. It is the...

Meet Photographer David Darcy @ the AMRRIC Conference

20 Aug 2012 - News
Another great reason to register for the AMRRIC 2012 Conference - photographer David Darcy will be coming along to speak about his work. David is a supporter of AMRRIC, Vets Beyond Borders and the RSPCA, and he is currently an Ambassador for Bayer Animal Health Australia. David has worked on numerous photographic assignments, both nationally and...

Supporting AMRRIC’s work

15 Aug 2012 - News
Support from the federal Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) has been critical to AMRRIC’s funding and growth. Following a meeting between Minister Jenny Macklin, AMRRIC President Dr Ted Donelan and CEO Julia Hardaker, the department has confirmed enhanced funding in recognition of AMRRIC’s work in...

Reconciliation Action Plan launched in NAIDOC Week

8 Aug 2012 - News
Reconciliation Australia joined the celebrations in Darwin at the launch of the AMRRIC RAP (Reconciliation Action Plan). Pictured above left to right, AMRRIC CEO Julia Hardaker, NT Coordinator-General of Remote Service Delivery Olga Havnen, Bill Bashford, Project Officer with Reconciliation Australia, and AMRRIC Vice-President Peter Stephenson....

The Barkly Blitz

20 Jul 2012 - News
The 8 day Tennant Creek Animal Health Program The Barkly Shire’s 8 day Animal Health Week commenced on Monday 16 July in a pavilion at the local showground. We set up a MASH style hospital with 4 ‘work stations’, anaesthetic machines, beeping monitors, an industrious veterinary team and dogs having surgery under full anaesthetic to waking up in...

Dr Alison Taylor talks about the Utopia program

15 Jul 2012 - News
I first thought about running a dog health program when my cousin on Mornington Island talked about how bad the dog problem was,  I thought I might be able to go up there and help but after a few phone calls I realised that it was more complicated than just going. For the last 3 years I have been working towards running a dog health program on a...


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