2020 Photography Competition

The annual ASZK photography competition is open!

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Career Opportunities

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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Big Cat Enrichment Survey

Charles Darwin University are researching environmental enrichment practices and are asking for input from big cat keepers!

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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Des Spittall Scholarship for Keeper Development

 DES SPITTALL SCHOLARSHIP for KEEPER DEVELOPMENT – Applications OPEN now! The Australasian Society of Zookeeping operates and manages the annual ‘Des Spittall Scholarship for Keeper Development’, which is available to any ASZK member who has been a financial member for two years or more. The annual scholarship is named in honour of the late Des […]

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2020 ASZK Photography Competition!

Fancy yourself as a bit of an aspiring wildlife photographer? How would you like to see your very own shots on the front cover of the Thylacinus for all ASZK members to see? It’s simple, the competition is open to anyone, so feel free to share with your friends. Here is all you need to […]

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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.

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