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.
However, that lasted about a year and now there is only
one person from that area still in the club so it was
voted on to change the name again to Canberra and
District Rabbit Club in October 2019.
show for 2022 is the Goulburn Show Rabbit Show 6th
March, Goulburn Showgrounds, Braidwood
Road, Goulburn. Judge is Christine Toyer.
Show schedule and entry form
here. Closing date for
entries is 19th Feb.
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 January 2022