The Club was
incorporated in July 1996 as the Canberra Rabbit Club. The idea behind the club was
to create a friendly informal avenue for people with an
interest in rabbits, both breeders and pet owners alike,
to further their knowledge of rabbits and to provide
them with the opportunity to show their rabbits on a
At a Special
General Meeting in October 2017, the proposal to change
the name to the Canberra and South Coast Rabbit Club
Inc. was passed. This came about because of the rapid
decline in the numbers of exhibitors and breeders in the
Canberra region over the past few years and the increase
in interest in the rabbit fancy on the South Coast.
The Club is holding 5 shows in 2019: one in Goulburn at
the Goulburn Show, and the rest at the Henson
Park Scout Hall, Robson Road, Corrimal.
issues of the club newsletter, Rabbit Droppings,
a year via email, usually published two weeks before each show.
is here. At a Committee Meeting on 17 January 2019, it
was decided the club would no longer sell rings as most
people also belong to other clubs and can get them from
There is a very good Facebook
group where data and research papers as well as reports
of outbreaks have been collated. It's called Against The
Approval of the K5 Calici Virus Made in Korea (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1486751604975052)
Despite the name, it covers all the variants of calici.
HERE IS A
CLUB INFO SHEET ON THE VIRUSES, SYMPTOMS AND VACCINES
HOTLINE where myxo
outbreaks are listed and where you can sign up to try to
get the vaccine allowed in this country
Last updated March 2019