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South Pole support for Top End

26 Sep 2016 - News
It’s minus 35 degrees in Antarctica and the sun hasn’t risen for weeks. Winds howl around the remote Mawson Station at speeds up to 120 kilometres an hour, challenging people and structures with blizzards of cutting snow and ice. These are the long dark days of July but for Mawson’s 14‐member skeleton crew this is also a great time to go walking...

Staying Safe Around Dogs video - now online

6 Sep 2016 - News, Education program news
In many remote Indigenous communities dogs are free to roam along roads and footpaths, and public spaces including playing fields, schools and shops. These can be unusual and worrying sights for people new to living and working in a remote community. AMRRIC's video Staying safe around dogs explains how these free roaming animals are not strays but...

AMRRIC members and supporters are invited to the 2016 Annual General Meeting

29 Aug 2016 - News
The Board of AMRRIC warmly invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the achievements of the last year, and to look forward to the year ahead. When: Sunday 2nd October 2016 from 5:00 pm Where: AMRRIC Office, 5 Searcy Street, Darwin, NT You are also welcome to join us for refreshments...

Grass roots One Health

18 Aug 2016 - News, Education program news
An overview of AMRRIC’s approach to companion animal population management in Australia’s remote Indigenous communitiesAuthor: Bonny Cumming, Veterinarian and AMRRIC Project Officer Most Australians have little understanding of life in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; few have spared a thought for the health and management...

Training Environmental Health Workers to deliver dog health education in schools

18 Aug 2016 - News, Animal management worker program, Education program news
Last week AMRRIC Education Officer Melissa Pepper travelled to the Torres Strait to provide training to Torres Strait Islands Regional Council (TSIRC) Environmental Health Workers (EHWs) in the delivery of school based dog health education. As part of their role, EHWs in remote communities are responsible for animal management which involves...

Kalumburu One Health program update - thank you to our supporters

15 Aug 2016 - News
The AMRRIC team visited Kalumburu in late July and delivered veterinary services and an education program to this very isolated community.  Kalumburu is one of the most remote communities in Australia, on the north Kimberley coast of WA where access to any type of service is hard to come by. With your support, we’ve been able to humanely improve...

Overseas Veterinary Volunteer Opportunities

10 Aug 2016 - News, Volunteer stories
Do you want to apply your skills to a worthy cause? Many organisations welcome veterinary volunteers. Please contact these organisations directly for more information. Please note AMRRIC is not affiliated with any of these organisations. Cook Islands Te Are Manu Veterinary Clinic is a community based initiative that relies on the generosity of...

AMRRIC partners with Community Sector Banking to improve animal and community health

27 Jul 2016 - News
A big part of AMRRIC’s work involves collaboration to provide the best outcomes for animal and community health in remote Indigenous Australian communities. One important partnership that has helped us to complete this work has been with Community Sector Banking, who are the only banking service in Australia solely dedicated to not-for-profits.  ...

Collaboration is the key to One Health

21 Jun 2016 - News
Recently AMRRIC project manager Bonny Cumming presented at the Australian Veterinary Association conference as part of the public health theme. Bonny shares the abstract Camp dogs, communities and collaboration here. Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are often a hive of activity with swarms of fly-in-fly-out service...

Everyday heroes can change the world!

19 Jun 2016 - News
Your support means a lot to us, so we wanted to let you know that there is a great opportunity to make a difference by competing for AMRRIC in the Sydney City to Surf held on Sunday, August 14, 2016.If you have a passion for making the world a better place for pets then its time to become a community fundraiser for AMRRIC. By creating an online...


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