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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 2021

In 2021, the ASZK will be Bowling for Sun Bears! We will be releasing more details pending the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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Animal Welfare Principles & Assessment workshop

Zoos Victoria are running an online workshop exploring the foundations of animal welfare and the science behind welfare assessment, and is designed for animal care professionals working within zoos & aquariums, animal shelters, and in animal training.

ASZK Photography Competition

The 2020 ASZK photography competition is open! Submissions close March 31 so find your best photos and send them in!

2020 ASZK Annual Conference - Post-poned Rockhampton, Australia

Unfortunately the 2020 ASZK Annual Conference will be postponed until later in the year pending public health advice around Covid-19. We apologise for any inconvenience and we thank you for your understanding. We will be in touch with all registrants shortly to process full refunds, and we thank you for your patience while we work through this difficult situation. Read our full statement below.

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2020 ASZK Annual General Meeting

Due to the cancellation of the 2020 ASZK conference in Rockhampton, the ASZK was unable to hold its 2020 annual general meeting in present attendance. The AGM will now be held via a virtual platform (Zoom) on Sunday 2nd August, 2020, at 11 am AEST. All ASZK members are invited to attend the meeting to […]

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Animal Care Professionals Survey

The University of Tasmania is conducting research in to the resilience, wellbeing and mental health needs of animal care professionals. The study hopes to: Identify resilience and wellbeing (both positive and negative) of animal care professionals in Australia. Identify what individual and workplace resources would benefit these individuals. Develop readily accessible resources to promote resilience […]

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ASZK Gold Sponsors

A huge thank you to the Gold Sponsors of the ASZK! Thanks to the support of the following organisations, our Large Varanid Workshop in Alice Springs October 21-23th 2019 was a huge success.

ASZK Supporters