New Committee

Meet the team behind the ASZK!

Meet the Committee

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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Welcome to the Australasian Society of Zoo Keeping

In the Spotlight

Big Cat Enrichment Survey

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

New ASZK Committee!

This year called for a new general election, and a new committee was formed at the AGM after the annual ASZK conference!

2020 ASZK Annual Conference Rockhampton, Australia

The 2020 conference will be hosted by Rockhampton Zoo! The call for papers is now open! Keep an eye on this space for more details.

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Enrichment Survey – Big Cats

Charles Darwin University are conducting research in to environmental enrichment practices in zoos and other captive facilities. The research will span across multiple taxa, but is currently focusing on big cats. CDU has asked for our members to participate in a short survey. The below is from researcher Kat Tuite: The purpose of the research […]

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ASZK 2020 Conference – Call for Papers!

ASZK Annual Conference 22-24 May 2020 Rockhampton Call for Papers “Keeper Konnect 4” – connecting to our animals, wildlife, public and connecting public with wildlife. You are invited to submit an abstract to present a paper, poster or workshop related to zookeeping or the conference theme. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations should be no […]

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