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Racing Queensland Limited, Deagon QLD (posted 18th March) Animal Care Manager

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Animal Care Manager

Role Summary

The Animal Care Manager will develop, lead and implement Racing Queensland’s (RQ) animal care strategies, plans and initiatives. 

The Opportunity

Racing Queensland (RQ) is committed to strengthening the importance of animal care.  The creation of an Animal Care Manager at RQ demonstrates our commitment both internally and externally, increasing the capacity to deliver animal care outcomes that align with public expectations and heightens the internal awareness of animal care as a key component of RQ’s purpose.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Animal Care Manager will develop, lead and implement RQ’s animal care strategies, plans and initiatives. The primary purpose of the role is to provide a concise and risk-based framework and the highest level of standards for protecting the welfare, wellbeing and safety of the Queensland thoroughbreds, standardbreds and greyhounds. In developing this framework, the Animal Care Manager will work with a range of industry stakeholders, engage with RQ’s leadership team and liaise with the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) in order to ensure that the combined animal wellbeing and care outcomes of RQ and QRIC are optimised. 

The Success Profile

This is an exceptional opportunity for a trusted and credible advisor with demonstrated experience and ability to think strategically and translate this into practical operational outcomes to promote a positive animal care culture.  It is essential that you have a genuine commitment, care and desire to advocate on behalf of animals, balanced with an understanding of the commercial realities of the racing industry.   You will also have:

This role affords the scope to realise the significant professional uplift of working for a tri-code Principal Racing Authority.  We recruit values-aligned people into RQ who lead by example and thrive on delivering results in a fast-paced, high performance culture.

The Organisation: Racing Queensland

Racing Queensland (RQ) is a statutory body whose primary purpose is to promote, enhance and provide a platform to service the industry across three codes of racing: Thoroughbred, Greyhound and Harness. RQ’s vision is to connect people through the thrill of racing, and its mission is to be Queensland’s number #1 sport.

To apply

To request a position description and/or to be considered for this exciting opportunity submit your covering letter outlining your experience and suitability and current resume to hr@racingqueensland.com.au


Australian Border Force, Bulla, VIC (posted 13th March) Casual Animal Attendants

We are looking for reliable Animal Attendants to work at the Australian Border Force Canine Facility based in Bulla, Melbourne (North West). The ideal candidates will understand the importance of following routines, policies and procedures, have a good pace and great attention to detail. You will be providing ongoing care to dogs born and bred in our client’s facility.

As an Animal Attendant tasks include, but not limited to:

Other duties as required

If you are happy to work on a casual basis and you are ready to share some TLC with these beautiful pups please apply now by contacting Jason Molyneux on jmolyneux@interchangebench.com.au or +61 3 9235 5196


Newton Vet Clinic, North-Eastern Adeaide, SA (posted 28th February) Puppy Pre-School/Vet Nurse

Qualified vet nurse required for puppy preschool, working evenings /weekends to suit a 5 week course. For details of the courses we run, see http://newtonvet.com.au/puppy-pre-school/.

This is a non corporate practice in the north eastern foothills of Adelaide.

Experience is essential but a willing attitude and common sense is highly desirable as there will be opportunities to occasionally fill in for our nurses.

We are offering $50 an hour, all included.

Replies to clinic manager gdbvet@hotmail.com ph 0415 081 072, 08 8365 5010.

For more information about our practice, see newtonvet.com.au and


PETstock VET South Melbourne, Inner City, VIC (posted 21st February) Full Time Operations Coordinator - 6 Month Fixed Term

PETstock VET Project Coordinator – 6-month fixed term contract

Our amazing Operations Coordinator, Jess, will be off on an exciting adventure so we need a dynamic, savvy and organised individual to take the reins while she is on parental leave.

In this role, you will support the VET Operations team in general administration/coordination. You will also be part of the Ezyvet Implementation Project Team as we embark on the implementation of a new veterinary practice management software across our Vet group. This challenging, varied position will see you collaborating with our Vet team to support the seamless integration across our Vet Clinics.

In this role you will:

This is a 6-month fixed term parental leave contract. You will be based in our South Melbourne office, however travel to our Vet Clinics will be required.

We are looking for someone with:

If you think you have the necessary skills to excel in this position & you're looking for an opportunity to work on a project that will have real impact on the success of our Vet operations, we'd like to hear from you.

If this exciting opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you or you have any questions, please contact Katrina Tolomaki on 0498 717 489 or katrina.tolomaki@petstock.com.au or click on the following link to view the vacancy - https://applr.io/l/1cd7d22e?portal=ayg



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