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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Barkly Shire Council animal health program

 

Overview

The Barkly Shire Council animal health program aims to improve animal health in remote communities through the establishment of veterinarian (vet) services. The program aims to improve the health of local animals by:

 

 

The program has proved to be successful, being responsible for the establishment of the Tennant Creek Veterinary Practice, regular casual employment of the local veterinarian and additional support staff for community programs and a strong partnership with AMRRIC and Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation.

Abstract adapted from Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport

Contacts

Barkly Shire Council
41 Peko Road
Tennant Creek NT 0860
PO Box 821
Tennant Creek NT 0861
Ph: (08) 8962 0000
Fax: (08) 8962 1801
Email: reception@barkly.nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 13 September 2013
 
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