Category Archives: Staff

Congratulations Helen!

anzcvsCongratulations to Dr Helen who passed her membership exams to the Animal Behaviour chapter of the Australian & New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists.

That was a lot of hard work!

helen-exhausted
That was an exhausting slog!

 

AMRRIC visits Yuendumu (September 2012)

This should have been posted many months back, but we were celebrating our Open Day, so here now is a link to a short article that Helen wrote after her stint helping with an AMRRIC (Animal Management in Remote and Rural Indigenous Communities) visit to Yuendumu.

Helen-does-surgery-in-the-kitchen_0We’ll try and get some other photos from that trip up too. And then there’s Canberra Mob’s most recent trip to Utopia (April 2013)… more from that soon, too.

 

Jim Riach – Veterinarian

JimI grew up on a farm, went to school in Dubbo, then studied Veterinary Science in Sydney, graduating in 1990. I started my vet career in mixed practice in Armidale, NSW, and eventually married one of my clients. After a stint in the UK, I worked in Taree for a couple of years before moving to Canberra in 1998.

These days I mainly work with small animals but have recently achieved my dream of returning to life among the cows on a small acreage.
Our pets include Jack the Border Collie, and two children. I have a fascination with chimps and chimp behaviour. It’d be good to meet one someday. My other interests are indoor cricket (I’m keen but hopeless), gardening, travel, reading, photography, golf and bushwalking.