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Blog Post - Australian Government announces additional support for Wildlife Heroes

Wildlife Carers will be able to access first aid equipment, animal food and formula, fuel vouchers and mental health support as part of a $1 million funding program announced by the Morrison Government and the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife today. 

Blog Post - Giving Australian wildlife volunteers the help they need

The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife (FNPW) has expanded its Wildlife Heroes program into Victoria, South Australia and Queensland to ensure that all Australian wildlife volunteers have what they need to respond to the devastating bushfires.  

Blog Post - New round of emergency funds to help overwhelmed NSW wildlife volunteers

The Wildlife Heroes Emergency Fund is open for applications between 1st and 14th January. Registered NSW wildlife groups and independent licence holders are invited to apply for up to $5,000 and $500 respectively, from a pool of $35,000. Fund recipients can use the grant to pay for first aid equipment and supplies that will enhance their ability to respond to emergencies such as extreme heat events, storms and strandings. 

Blog Post - Emergency Grants Provide Relief For NSW Wildlife Volunteers

14 wildlife groups across NSW will receive much needed financial support this week as volunteers report being 'overwhelmed by bushfire affected animals'. The Wildlife Heroes Bushfire Emergency Fund 2019 will help carers buy first aid supplies, medicine, animal food, protective equipment and fuel. Grant recipients include Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services, Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers, Wildcare Queanbeyan, and Port Stephens Koalas... 

Blog Post - Wildlife Heroes Nov19 update

The Wildlife Heroes project commenced in October 2019 through a $1.47 million grant from the NSW Government’s Environmental Trust. The project will ensure wildlife volunteers get the help they need, so they can continue providing the best care for our amazing native wildlife...