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One Health for World Zoonoses Day

We’ve heard the term ‘zoonoses’ a lot in recent times, and there’s even a dedicated day (6 July) for zoonoses. So, what are they, and why is there a special day for them? A zoonosis is a disease which is transmitted from animals to humans. They can be caused by a...

Recruiting: AMRRIC Board of Directors

About us AMRRIC (Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities) is a national not-for-profit organisation that works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to improve the health and welfare of their companion animals. In doing so, we are...

National Desexing Month is coming in July!

Did you know that July is National Desexing Month?   National Desexing Month is an initiative by the National Desexing Network, which encourages pet owners to have their pets desexed and help reduce the number of unwanted pets being born. Australia is a pet...

Celebrating World Environment Day 2022: Only One Earth

This year’s theme for World Environment Day (5 June) is “Only One Earth”.  50 years ago, the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm, Sweden. It was at this conference where the goals of poverty alleviation and environmental protection...

AMRRIC at the 2nd Australian Biosecurity Symposium

 Dr Bonny Cumming presenting on the impacts of E Canis at the Biosecurity Symposium   Two AMRRIC staff recently attended the 2nd Australian Biosecurity Symposium  on 3-5 May 2022 on the Gold Coast, QLD.   So, what is biosecurity and how does it apply to AMRRIC? ...

Recognising our Veterinarians: World Veterinarian Day 2022

AMRRIC veterinarian and Program Manager Dr Sophie performing surgery   On 30 April, World Veterinary Day, we celebrated the work of veterinarians and veterinary nurses: our staff, volunteers, supporters, partners and founders.   The provision of veterinary...