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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...

Cultural Connections Key to AMRRIC Programs

31 Jul 2018 - News
The theme of the 27th International Conference of the International Society of Anthrozoology was "Animals in Our Lives: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Human–Animal Interactions". AMRRIC Board members Christine Ross and Ted Donelan gave a plenary presentation at this conference titled "Cultural connections: Understanding the...

Small grants support vital work

19 Jul 2018 - News
Many AMRRIC projects are supported by funding from business and government grants. Behind the scenes, our staff are regularly reviewing grant suitability and in collaboration with our community partners, developing proposal for projects that we would like to see delivered. This calendar year, we have been fortunate enough to be awarded a number of...

Exchanging knowledge in Canada

5 Jul 2018 - News
In early July, thanks to the Canadian based organisation Veterinarians Without Borders (VWB), AMRRIC's Project Officer Dr Bonny Cumming flew to Vancouver to meet with VWB's staff, board and stakeholders, and present about AMRRIC's history, role and work within Australian remote Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities.  In Canada, like...

South Australia’s APY Lands healthy animals

2 Jul 2018 - News
AMRRIC’s Program Manager Dr Jan Allen recounts a recent veterinary program at Indulkana, SA… The Anangu Pitjantjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands of South Australia cover 10% of SA’s land mass, and sit in the North Western corner of the state. With a total population of 2500 anangu (people), 7 communities with >100 people and many homelands (...

Groote rangers recording a census of cats and dogs

28 Jun 2018 - News
As part of an agreement with the Australian Government - Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy, AMRRIC is working with ranger groups in a number of regions of the Top End, training the rangers to capture remote community companion animal population data utilising AMRRIC’s custom-designed AMRRIC App. ...

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 ...


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