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The ASZK promote vacancies and provides resources for those looking for careers within Zoos and Aquaria.

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Bowling 2019

We have a huge amount of events rolling out THIS WEEK across the region. The zoo community is pulling together to 'dust off their bowling shoes and help save our Aussie Tree Roos!' Congratulations to all who have organsied an event in their area! Let's make this a special event and show what zoo keepers can achieve when we come together! To get involved click below for a list of events.

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Australasian Society of Zoo Keeping
The ASZK is the professional association for Zookeepers in Australasia

Since 1976, the Australasian Society of Zoo Keeping (ASZK) has worked tirelessly to promote the exchange of information on all aspects of animal husbandry and has facilitated a multitude of professional development opportunities for zoo personnel across the Australasian region.

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2019 ASZK Committee Elections How would you like to help shape our profession?

The ASZK has been proudly operating since 1976! 2019 is an election year for the ASZK committee. This is an amazing opportunity to step onto the steering committee of your professional society and help shape the vison for the zoo keeping profession of the future!

2019 Bowling for Tree Roo Rescue Centre Rego Open

ASZK Bowling is back for 2019. Dust off your bowling shoes and save our Aussie Tree Roos!

2019 ASZK Annual Conference Sydney, Australia

This year's conference on collaborative conservation will be held in Sydney, Australia. The call for papers is now open. Sponsorship opportunities available.

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Callout for ZAA Workshop Registration 2019

A SPECIAL INVITE TO ASZK MEMBERS Thursday 2nd MAY Inaugural ASZK/ZAA Combined Workshop Day We are proud to invite Australasian Society of Zoo Keeping (ASZK) members to attend the ZAA Workshops at member rates. Day 2 (Thursday, 2nd May) of the Program has been specifically arranged with ASZK attendees in mind. The 2019 ASZK Annual […]

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ASZK 2019 Wildlife Photography Comp. Entries NOW CLOSED.

Once again you have inundated us with lots of amazing wildlife images! We are thrilled to have receieved such high quality images. We can’t wait to share them with our members. The ASZK committee will be reviewing all submissions and announcing finalists very shortly. All finalists will have their works displayed at the ASZK Annual […]

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What does it mean to be a Zoo Keeper?

When I think about what it means to be a keeper, what thoughts does it evoke? At first, there is the obvious one…passion. Keepers are deeply passionate about their profession and the animals they care for. But if we take a moment to peel back the layers, we find that there is much more to these […]

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