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Injured Wildlife

If you find an animal that needs help, call a wildlife carer immediately and follow their advice. Click on your state to find the phone number of your nearest wildlife carer. Most have 24-hour hotlines so they are always available. Please don't send a wildlife carer an email, as every minute counts when you're trying to save an injured animal. You wouldn't email 000, would you?

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Please choose your State


RSPCA Australian Capital Territory Inc - based in Weston

RSPCA provides life-saving care for animals. Every native animal they look after is given a chance to be returned to the wild.

Injured Wildlife Number (Business Hours): 1300 477 722 (1300 4 RSPCA).

Injured Wildlife Number (After Hours): 0413 495 031.

Click to find contact numbers for other RSPCA services.                 

ACT Rangers can assist with kangaroos and snakes. 24-Hour Phone: 13 22 81

Canberra Connect also offers after hours assistance with free roaming animals and wildlife.
Phone: 132 281

You can also access an extensive and searchable database of wildlife carers through Australian Fauna Care.


You can access an extensive and searchable database of wildlife carers through Australian Fauna Care.

The Wildlife Information and Rescue Service (WIRES)

The Wildlife Information and Rescue Service (WIRES) is the largest wildlife rescue organisation in New South Wales. Phone: 1300 094 737 (13 000 WIRES)

Wildlife Rescue Inc. (WRI)

Wildlife Rescue specialises in facilitating the rescue of native animals in NSW. Phone: 1300 956 457


Wildcare NT - based in Darwin

Wildcare Inc NT is a non-profit wildlife care and rescue organisation in Darwin, Northern Territory Australia, which provides a support network for carers of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife.
Phone: 8988 6121
Phone:0408 885 341
For large or dangerous animals phone: 1800 453 210

Wildcare Inc Alice Springs - based in Alice Springs

Wildcare is a non-profit organisation, which provides a support network for carers of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. The primary objective is to rehabilitate and release these animals back into their natural habitat and to raise community awareness concerning the care and conservation of native animals.
Phone: 0419 22 11 28
Phone: 08 8951 8283

Katherine Wildlife Rescue Service - based in Katherine
Phone: 0412 955 336
Phone: 0418 843 928

The Ark Animal Hospital- based in Yarrawonga, Palmerston

Qualified, Experienced, Caring Wildlife Vets & Nurses. We run wildlife rescue Darwin that treat a wide range of wildlife every day.
Emergency phone number for sick and injured native wildlife: 0409 090 840

You can also access an extensive and searchable database of wildlife carers through Australian Fauna Care.


Please click your region to see the carer groups near you.

You can also access an extensive and searchable database of wildlife carers through Australian Fauna Care.

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
24 hour Emergency Hotline: 1300 130 372

Complaints of Cruelty
Phone: 1300 852 188


RSPCA Wildlife Hospital
If you have been witness to animal cruelty, neglect or abandonment, or have seen injured wildlife, please report it to RSPCA Queensland.
Phone: 3426 9910

Brisbane City Council
Brisbane City Council operates a 24/7 native wildlife ambulance service for sick, injured and/or orphaned wild animals.
Phone: 07 3403 8888

Brisbane Area Rescue Network (BARN) - based in Salisbury, Brisbane
Brisbane Area Rescue Network, or BARN, is a non-profit wildlife care organisation dedicated to returning injured or orphaned native wildlife in optimum condition back to its natural environment.
Rescue Hotline: 0405 056 066

Redlands 24 hour Wildlife Rescue - based in Capalaba (Redland City Council area)
The Redlands 24 hour Wildlife Rescue is a community volunteer program that responds to calls regarding sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in the Redlands. It is coordinated and managed by the Redland City Council Wildlife Program.
Rescue Hotline: 3833 4031

Daisy Hill Koala Centre - based near Redlands
The Daisy Hill Koala Centre operates an ambulance service during the day for injured, sick or orphaned koalas.
Phone: 3299 1032

Orphan Native Animal Rear and Release Association Incorporated (O.N.A.R.R.)
O.N.A.R.R. is a community-based programme run entirely by volunteers. It operates under a Rehabilitation permit issued by the Department of Environment and Resource Management.
Border Ranges (Kerry and Wayne) - for Possums, Kangaroos and Wallabies: 5463 6289
South West (Susan) - for Possums, Kangaroos and Wallabies: 3379 1775
North (Linda) - for Possums, Gliders, Birds: 3269 6310
Ipswich (Beverley) - for Possums, Gliders, Birds and other animals: 3294 6264
Ipswich (Tara) - for Birds and Reptiles: 0423 354 832
Dee - for Bats: 3206 8165 or mobile: 0419 105 436

Birds of Prey (Alf/Liz)
Phone: 3260 1466

Frogs (Jenny)
Phone: 3366 1868

Birds Injured Rehabilitated & Orphaned Association Incorporated (BIRO)
There are many reasons why a bird may need to come into care. e.g. injury, out of its nest, habitat loss, road victim, orphaned, etc. BIRO is here to help.
Phone: 07 3208 3512

Pelican & Seabird Rescue Inc.
Pelican and Seabird Rescue Inc. (PASR) is committed to the rescue and rehabilitation of injured, sick and orphaned birds. We are a non-profit, volunteer organisation operating under guidelines set out in our constitution, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Code of Practice and our Ecoaccess permit.
24 Hour Rescue Hotline: 0404118301 or 1300 ANIMAL (1300 264625) 

Fostercare of Australia's Unique Native Animals Association Inc. (F.A.U.N.A.) - based in Mount Berryman
F.A.U.N.A. is a dedicated group of people who care for sick, injured and orphaned native australian animals.
Emergency Rescue for south-east Queensland: 1300 328 621

Bat Conservation & Rescue QLD INC. - covers the Greater Brisbane Area, taking in Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Redlands and Pine Rivers
Bat Conservation & Rescue QLD Inc. is a volunteer self-funded organisation that rescues and rehabilitates sick, injured and orphan bats, as well as providing educational material about bats.
24 Hour Rescue Hotline: 0488 228 134

Ipswich Koala Protection Society (IKPS)- based in Ipswich
Based in southeast Queensland, IKPS is an incorporated group that provides a 24/7 ambulance service for more than 100 sick, injured or orphaned koalas each year.
Koala Rescue & 24 Hour Wildlife Ambulance Phone: 5464 6274 or 3282 5035

Central Eastern Queensland

Caring for Flying foxes in Yeppoon - based in Yeppoon
Val Dworzak & Pieter Haynes rescue and rehabilitate Flying Foxes.
Phone: 4938 3141

Queensland Wildlife Carers and Volunteer Association Inc (QWCVA) - covers Bundaberg, Childers, Gin Gin, Rosedale, and Agnes Water
QWCVA is a not-for-profit community group dedicated to native wildlife. We rescue and care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife for release back into the wild.
Phone: (07) 4156 5382

Far North Queensland

Tablelands Wildlife Rescue - based in Tolga
Wildlife rescue organisation that has been established on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland by experienced and dedicated wildlife carers who have been wildlife care specialists for many years.
24 Hour Hotline: 07 4091 7767

Tolga Bat Hospital
To rescue, rehabilitate and release all species of bats with a high standard of care, as well as provide a sanctuary for some of those who cannot be released.
24 Hour Hotline: 07 4091 2683

Far North Queensland Wildlife Rescue - based in Manunda
Far North Queensland Wildlife Rescue Association (Incorporated) is a group of volunteers who are dedicated to the preservation of the many species of wildlife found in Tropical North Queensland.
Phone 24 hours: 07 4053 4467

North Queensland

Mission Beach Wildcare Inc.
Mission Beach Wildcare provides rescue and retrieval of animals, emergency and pre-release care, co-ordination of carers, and access to veterinary resources.
Wildlife Emergency Phone: 0439 687272

North Queensland Wildlife Care Inc. - based in Townsville
NQ Wildlife Care Inc is a voluntary non profit organisation based in Townsville that provides care for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife.
Wildlife Emergency Phone: 0414 717 374

South East Queensland

Wildcare Australia Inc. - based in South East Queensland
Wildcare Australia Inc is a non-profit organization situated in South East Queensland. Please do not attempt to handle snakes, bats, adult koalas or adult kangaroos and wallabies as they can cause serious injury. Wildcare Australia has wildlife volunteers available 24 hours a day that are specially trained and equipped to handle these animals.
Hotline: 07 5527 2444

Return to the Wild inc.
is a not-for-profit organisation specialising in the rescue and care of koalas (and the odd wombat) on the Darling Downs.
Ph: 0427969860

Granite Belt Wildlife Carers Inc - based in Stanthorpe
Granite Belt Wildlife Carers care for Australian native animals including Birds, Possums, Macropods, Koalas, and Snakes.
Wildlife Hotline Number: 0418 144 073

Sunshine Coast and North of Brisbane

Pine Rivers Koala & Wildlife
For help with injured or deceased Koalas and other wildlife 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
24 Hour Rescue Hotline: 0401 350 799

Moreton Bay Koala Rescue Inc.
Moreton Bay Koala Rescue is a not-for-profit volunteer organisation involved in the direct rescue and care of injured or sick koalas across the Moreton Bay Region, including Caboolture, Redcliffe and Pine Rivers.
24 Hour Rescue Hotline: 0401 080 333

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital - at Beerwah
Located near Australia Zoo at Beerwah in Queensland, Australia, the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital was opened in March 2004.
24 Hour Wildlife Emergency Hotline: 1300 369 652
For appointments: 5436 2097

Bat Rescue Inc. - at Nambour West
Bat Rescue Inc. is a self-funded volunteer organisation whose members are permitted under Queensland's Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) to care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Established on the Sunshine Coast in 2002, Bat Rescue Inc. was South-East Queensland's only bat-specific care group.
Rescue Hotline: 07 5441 6200

Wildlife Rescue Sunshine Coast Inc. (WRSC)
WRSC is a self-funded volunteer organisation established in 2013 to fill a need for greater wildlife rescue coverage on the Sunshine Coast. The members of WRSC are licensed for Birds (incl Raptors), Macropods, Marsupials, Non Venomous Snakes, Bats & Reptiles.
Rescue Hotline: 0415 839 554.

Wildlife Wanderers Care Group  
24 hour service out of Nanango; covering; Benarkin, Brooklands, Blackbutt, Bunya Mountains, Cooyar, Goodger, Yarraman, Maidenwell, Kingaroy, Goomeri, Bell, Kumbia, Crawford, Memerambi, Nanango, Wooroolin, Wattlecamp, Tingoora, Kilkivan, Tansey, Wondai, Coolabunia, Ellesmere.
Emergency Hotline: 0447 196 704

Australian Rescue and Rehabilitation Of Wildlife Assoc Inc. (ARROW) - covers Esk and the Lockyer Valley
A.R.R.O.W. is a not for profit volunteer organisation dedicated to native wildlife, that rescues and rehabilitates sick, injured and orphaned wildlife.
24 Hour Emergengy Service: 0430 904 415

Wildlife Volunteers Association Inc. (WILVOs) - covers Caboolture to Gympie and west from those areas
This is a dedicated group of people who devote their time and effort in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of precious Australian native wildlife.
24 Hour Hotline (available 365 days a year): (07) 5441 6200.


Please click your region to see the carer groups near you.

You can also access an extensive and searchable database of wildlife carers through Australian Fauna Care.


Native Animal Network of South Australia Inc
Serving Nairne, Coober Pedy, Eudunda, Hope Valley, Mannum, Morgan, Mt Gambier, Mt Pleasant, Humbug Scrub, Parndana (Kangaroo Island), Roxby Downs, Victor Harbour, Whyalla. 
Native Animal Network of SA Inc helps save injured and orphaned native animals, provides advice on native animal care, and more. Co-ordinators can organise, through their state-wide register, prompt assistance by a Network member closest to you.
Phone Nairne Coordinator: 08 8388 6944
Phone Littlehampton Coordinator: 08 8398 3117 or 0411 102 763

RSPCA South Australia
The RSPCA receives many calls from concerned people about what to do when they find an injured native animal.
Phone: 08 8231 6931

Will collect orphaned kangaroo and wallaby joeys from any where in South Australia. Currently I collect from Mt Gambier to Ceduna! All are cared for and loved.
Phone: 0417 528 887
Phone: 08 8540 2417

Adelaide and Surrounds

Bird Care & Conservation Society South Australia Inc - based in Adelaide
Trained wildlife carers can provide assistance to injured or sick birds, and advice.
Main Phone (Mobile): 0409 984 910
Local Phone: 08 8390 3254

Adelaide Bat Care - based in Adelaide
Adelaide Bat Care can be contacted at any time to provide advice and assistance to ensure these delicate little creatures receive prompt attention. They may be injured and need rescuing or they may just need to be left in a secure/safe place until after dusk when they can be released back into the wild. Please do not attempt to give any fluids or food to the bat, as they could be fatal.
Primary Contact (Mary Crichton): 08 8353 4443 or Mobile: 0422 182 443
Secondary Contact (Rick Crichton): 0409 694 535

Fauna Rescue of South Australia Inc - based in Modbury North
Fauna Rescue of South Australia Inc. is South Australia's largest wildlife organisation caring for our sick, injured and orphaned wildlife, including Koalas.
24 Hour Koala Rescue hotline: 1800 KOALAS 
Other Wildlife hotline: 08 8289 0896

FaunaCare and Release Inc - based in Ashton
Phone: 0402 063 173
Phone: 0411 455 040

Minton Farm Animal Rescue Centre - based in Cherry Gardens
Minton Farm is non-profit, voluntary rescue centre for around 300 orphaned and injured animals and birds. It is owned and managed by Mrs. Bev Langley.
24 Hour Phone: 0422 938 439

Alexandrina Wildlife Support Group Inc
This group rescues and rehabilitates kangaroos, possums, echidnas, freshwater turtles, reptiles and some birds. They also rescue and assess Koalas. Alexandrina's work covers the areas of Goolwa, Port Elliott, Middleton, Currency Creek, Strathalbyn, Mount Compass as well as Victor Harbor.
Phone: (08) 8555-1657
Mobile: 0419 551 653

Bird Rescue and Wildlife Care SA - based in Hackham West
Bird Rescue and Wildlife Care SA cares for all sick, injured, orphaned, native birds and wildlife.
Phone: 08 8382 4380
Mobile: 0400 941 847

Kangaroo & Wildlife Rescue and Information Service Inc - based in Aldinga Beach
Phone: 08 8556 5464

Kangaribilli Sanctuary - based in Aldinga Beach - based in Humbug Scrub
Phone: 08 8280 7223

Wombat Rise Sanctuary - based in Sedan
Wombat Rise Sanctuary was setup as a home for injured and orphaned native wildlife and is within easy reach of Adelaide, South Australia.
Phone: 08 8565 2262

SA Bird of Prey Rehabilitation Centre - based in Williamstown
The SA Bird of Prey Rehabilitation Centre, a not-for-profit organisation is fully equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge and facilities to attend to the state's sick and injured birds of prey.
Phone: 0422 114 023


Ceduna Wombat and Fauna Rescue - based in Ceduna South
Wombat and Fauna Rescue aims to preserve, protect and promote the welfare of Australian Native Animals. In particular the Southern Hairy Nose Wombat rescue and rehabilitation of orphaned "Pinky's"


Wildlife Welfare Organisation of SA - based in Goolwa
Phone: 08 8726 8199
Phone: 0434 114 628

South East Native Animal Rescue
Phone: 08 8726 8199
Phone: 08 8735 1177

Friends of Native Wildlife - based in Mt Gambier
Mobile: 0427 396 919
Phone: 08 87254009


Wombat Awareness Organisation (WAO) - based in Mannum
Fauna Rescue of South Australia Inc. is South Australia's largest wildlife organisation caring for our sick, injured and orphaned wildlife, including Koalas.
24 Hour Wildlife Volunteer Helpline: 08 8289 0896


Parks & Wildlife Service Tasmania
Available during business hours and out of hours: 03 6165 4305

WILDCARE Inc - based in Hobart
A group of carers who are committed to caring for orphaned and injured wildlife until safely released back to their natural environment, and to raising awareness of the needs of our native wildlife to ensure continuity of a diverse and healthy ecosystem.
Phone 1300 827 727

The Injured and Orphaned Wildlife Program
Wildlife Management Branch of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment - based in Hobart
The Injured and Orphaned Wildlife Program, through the Wildlife Management Branch, DPIPWE arrange for wildlife that has been injured or orphaned to be placed with a registered Wildlife Care Volunteer for ongoing treatment and eventual release back into the wild.
Phone (business hours): 03 6233 2520

Andara Wildlife Sanctuary- North East TAS
Andara Wildlife Sanctuary is a private, 24/7 voluntary, not for profit sanctuary dedicated to te rescue,rehabilitation, raising and release of orphaned, injured, sick and just needing a little time to recover native animals.
Phone: 03 6372 297

Central North Wildlife Care & Rescue - based in Forthside
Central North Wildlife Care & Rescue Inc is a group of volunteers living on the North West coast of Tasmania, who work together to rescue, raise and rehabilitate injured and orphaned Tasmanian native wildlife.
Mobile: 0409 978 064

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary - based in Brighton
State wide, 24/7 rescue service.
24 Hour Phone: 0447 264 625 (0447 ANI MAL) call any time of the day or night regarding injured or orphaned wildlife.

Native Animal Rescue - based in Deloraine
Phone: 03 6368 1310

Trowunna Wildlife Park - based in Mole Creek
Bonorong Wildlife Park program based around supporting injured and orphaned wildlife and the carers that dedicate their lives to raising and releasing animals. We are building a database of people in Southern Tasmania that can assist with wildlife rescue.
24 Hour Phone: 03 6363 6162

Southern Wildlife Rescue & Care - based in Kettering
Mobile: 0409 551 288 or 0466 888 107

Tas Wildlife Rescue - based in Launceston
Specialising in Tasmanian Devils, Eastern Quolls, Spotted Tailed Quolls, Barred Bandicoot, Brown Bandicoot, Ringtailed Possums, Brushtailed Possums. Tas Wildlife Rescue also runs an online wildlife rescue magazine - specifically for the state of Tasmania however we do include all of Australia
Phone: 0413 587 613

You can also access an extensive and searchable database of wildlife carers through Australian Fauna Care.


Please click your region to see the carer groups near you.

You can also access an extensive and searchable database of wildlife carers through Australian Fauna Care.


Wildlife Victoria Inc.
Wildlife Victoria cares for Australia's voiceless animals and is committed to reducing suffering and providing as many animals as possible with another chance at life.
Phone: 13 000 94535

Mange Management
Click the link to report a sighting of a wombat with mange or call 0431 600 125.

Melbourne and Surrounds

Amphibian Research Centre - based in Pearcedale
The Amphibian Research Centre was established as a centre dedicated to research and conservation of Australia's unique frogs. They provide expertise in all areas of frog knowledge including captive breeding and research and education. They also run a lost frogs home, and can care for frogs and rehome them if required.
Phone: 03 9354 4718

Animalia Shelter - based in Frankston Heights
Anamalia helps wildlife that is injured, sick or orphaned. All Australian wildlife can be rescued, treated, rehabilitated, then released back into the wild by Animalia Shelter. Animalia services the area between Brighton and Portsea, but is based in Frankston, Victoria.
24 hour Wildlife Emergency Hotline: 0435 822 699

Australian Animal Rescue Inc - based in Cranbourne
Australian Animal Rescue Inc, is a non for profit volunteer, non government organization, established in April 09 after the devastating bush fires of which we spent 3 months rescuing wildlife, and getting as much food and supplies out to the people and animals throughout the Gippsland, Kinglake and Marysville areas.
Australian Animal Hotline: 0403 883 083

Australasian Raptor Association - based in Hawthorn East
The Australasian Raptor Association was established in 1979 to promote the study, conservation and management of diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey (raptors) throughout Australasia.
Phone: 0418 387424

AWARE Wildlife Rescue - based in Frankston
AWARE is a 100% volunteer wildlife rescue and rehabilitation organisation operating in Frankston (Victoria) and surrounding suburbs.
24 Hour Hotline: 0412 433 727

BADGAR Emergency Wildlife Rescue - based in Greendale
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the team of BADGAR level trained rescuers work tirelessly to help restore the balance for our wildlife that has been injured, orphaned or is sick.
Phone: 1300 223 427 (1300 BADGAR)

Beremboke Wildlife Shelter - based in Beremboke
Berembroke Wildlife Shelter provides 24 hour assistance - responding to calls from the general public for advice and/or assistance with sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife. Provides care & rehabilitation of native wildlife at the shelter facility following vet assessment. Aims for release of wildlife back to their original location wherever possible when fully rehabilitated & safe to do so.
Phone: 0419 608 262

Fly By Night Bat Clinic
Licenced Wildlife Shelter in Melbourne. Our volunteers are dedicated to the rescue & rehabilitation of the endangered Grey-headed Flying Fox, other native bats & wildlife.
Emergency Hotline: 0409 530 541

South Oakleigh Wildlife Group - based in South East Melbourne
The South Oakleigh Wildlife Group run a 24/7 service to help injured native animals in South Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne. They are a non-profit organisation run by volunteers who rescue, rehabilitate and release orphaned and injured wildlife.
Phone: 0411 600 591

Warriors 4 Wildlife - based in Bayswater
Warriors 4 Wildlife is a wildlife shelter that rehabilitates and releases local wildlife.
Phone: 0401811937

Wildlife Rescuers Inc. - based in North Melbourne
The volunteer rescuers will take in all native animals including flying foxes and microbats.
24 Hour hotline: 0417 506 941

Northern Victoria

Wildlife Rescue & Information Network Inc. (WRIN) - based in Bendigo
WRIN looks after Central Victoria's Wildlife. Please be patient, as this organisation is made up of unpaid volunteers.
Phone: 0419 356 433

Wildlife Rescue North East Victoria (N.E.V.) - based in Benalla
Wildlife Rescue North East Victoria (N.E.V.) are a group of volunteers who give their time and patience to care for and rehabilitate thousands of injured and sick native animals each year.
Phone: 0437 118 281

Wildlife Rescue Emergency Service (WRES) - based in Golden Square
WRES aims to rescue and care for all native wildlife unable to fend for themselves, being mindful at all times to act in the best interests of the animal with the objective of returning it to the wild.
24 Hour Number: 0427 301 401

Eastern Victoria

Bairnsdale Wildlife Resc
A wildlife carer for over 25 years and has been involved with wildlife rescue in the Bairnsdale area for over 10 years.
Phone between 7am to 8pm, 7 days per week: 0407 174043

Western Victoria

Warrnambool Wildlife Rescue Inc.
The group is dedicated to caring, helping and rehabilitating injured and orphaned native wildlife in the South West pocket of Victoria.
Emergency Hotline: 1300 094 535


Please click your region to see the carer groups near you.

You can also access an extensive and searchable database of wildlife carers through Australian Fauna Care.


The Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife runs the WILDCARE Helpline. It operates seven days a week, diverting to after-hours numbers at nights, to provide assistance. Volunteers refer callers to a further volunteer network of more than 300 registered wildlife rehabilitators who can take care of wildlife before releasing back to their native habitat.
Phone: (08) 9474-9055

Perth and Surrounds

Native Arc - based in Bibra Lake
Caring for injured, orphaned and sick wildlife with the hopes of rehabilitating them and successfully returning them to their natural habitat.
Emergency number/Hospital Phone: (08) 9417-7105. This phone is answered during office hours, from 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
After Hours Phone: 0487 922 484. This phone is answered from 8:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Native Animal Rescue - based in Malaga
Native Animal Rescue support vets will treat injured native wildlife at no cost and arrange for a wildlife carer to collect the animal for rehabilitation and release. Phone: 08 9249  3434

Darling Range Wildlife Shelter - based in Kelmscott
Our group cares for sick, injured or orphaned wildlife with the goal of rehabilitation and successful return to the natural environment.
Phone: (08) 9394 0885

Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (Inc.) - based in Lesmurdie
This group of enthusiastic local community volunteers rehabilitates sick, injured, orphaned and displaced wildlife.
Phone: (08) 9291 3900

Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Rehabilitation Centre- based in Martin
Kaarakin rescues, rehabilitates and releases Carnabys, Baudins and Redtail Black Cockatoos from metro and county areas in the south west. Its dedicated volunteers also run a 24/7 Black Cockatoo rescue/pick up service.
Business hours phone- Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre: (08) 9390 2288
After hours phone- Louise, Vet Nurse: 0448 046 202

Malubillai Wildlife Carers Network- based in Victoria Park
This group of experienced wildlife carers have 14 vets who rehabilitate native birds, marsupials and reptiles, as well as introduced species that have become common in Western Australia.
Hotline / Rescue Number: 0413 609 104

Perth Raptor Care- based in Midland
Marra is a specialist rehabilitators for all raptors (birds of prey) including eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. Marra has a specialist raptor hospital inside her home.
Phone: (08) 6369 0705

Society for the Preservation of Raptors- based in Forrestfield
This not-for-profit organisation relies on the help of dedicated volunteers in Perth, Geraldton Margaret River and Nannupm, who rehabilitate raptors, including owls and eagles.
Phone: (08) 9757 2960

Turtle Oblonga Rescue & Rehabilitation Network Inc. - based in Kalamunda
The Turtle Oblonga Rescue & Rehabilitation Network rescues and rehabilitates sick or injured Oblong or Western Long Necked turtles, which are unique to the south-west corner of Western Australia.
Phone: East Metro- 0424 727 411
South Metro- 0424 727 624
North Metro- 0414 476 867

W.A. Raptor Rehabilitation and Education – based in Serpentine
This small family group rescues, rehabilitates all raptors in their care. They have a wide range of avaries that accommodates both large and small raptors.
Phone: (08) 9525 3440

Western Australian Seabird Rescue- based in Mandurah
This rescue group cares for pelicans and other injured seabirds across Western Australia.
Phone: 0418 952 683

Uralla Wildlife Sanctuary Inc. – based in Perillup
Uralla cares for injured and orphaned macropods- kangaroos and wallabies- on 150 acres in Perillup. It runs 365 days a year, with the help of dedicated volunteers and its founders John and Mandy English.
Phone: (08) 9856 1065

Sheila Howat- based in Bridgetown
Sheila specialises in rehabilitating small and large mammals and birds, then transitions them back into the wild. She also provides first aid and rescue for raptors before passing them on to specialists.
Phone: (08) 9761-1089

South Western

F.A.W.N.A (WA) Inc. (Fostering and Assistance for Wildlife Needing Aid) - based in Busselton
FAWNA provides emergency care, shelter and rehabilitation for all wildlife, except flying foxes.
For phone numbers of emergency wildlife carers in Boyanup, Busselton, Capel, Carbanup, Karridale, Kirup, Ludlow, Yallingup and Yarloop.

Eagles Heritage Raptor Wildlife Centre- based in Margaret River
Eagles Heritage has a hospital and specialised facilities on seven acres of land to help sick, injured and orphaned raptors (including eagles, falcons, hawks and owls) return to the wild.
Phone: (08) 9593 4917
Mobile: 0416 084 663

Mandurah Wildlife Rescue Inc. - Based in Dawesville
Mandurah Wildlife Rescue Inc rehabilitates all native Australian wildlife except venomous snakes. Their speciality is caring for Pinky Joeys and other marsupials.
Phone:(08) 9582-3938
Mobile: 0429 100 745

Katandra Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Centre WA ( Inc )- based in Warnbro
Katandra’s founders, Margaret Porter and David Hawkless are on call 24/7 to to rescue and care for Australian wildlife. They care for all native wildlife except snakes.
Phone: (08) 9593 4917
Mobile: 0416 084 663

Margaret Larner – based in Mandurah
Margaret devotes her time and energy to ensuring Australian wildlife has a second chance at life. She is also a member of WA Seabird Rescue and cares for pelicans, black swans, penguins and other water birds in her backyard.
Phone: 0427 278 619

Born Free Wildlife Carers – based in Mount Barker
This small group of like minded people care for a wide variety of wildlife in their own homes.
Phone: 0427 772 312

Great Southern Care Wildlife- based in Mt Barker
This volunteer group mainly cares for orphaned, sick and injured kangaroo joeys. It covers a vast area from Albany to Tom Price and reaching into the Goldfields area.  
Mobile: 0401 334 729

Roo Gully Wildlife Sanctuary – based in Boyup Brook
Roo Gully Wildlife Sanctuary undertakes emergency rescues and cares for all species of wildlife.
Phone: (08) 9765 1514
Emergency: 0429 651 510


Western Reptile Rescue Inc.- based in Merredin
Specialising in the rescue and relocation of reptiles. They are available 24 hours a day for rescue or advice.
Phone: 0423 322 584

Loveland for Wildlife Inc- based in Jurien Bay
We mainly look after macropods (Western Grey Kangaroos) and release them on to our 761 acre property. We also have carers with specific skills to look after native Australian animals other than kangaroos. Phone: 96526072 or 96521027

Chittering Wildlife Carers- based in Chittering

Chittering Wildlife Carers treat and care for sick, injured and young native wildlife to release them back into the wild. They have wildlife carers who specialise in macropods, echidnas, birds and reptiles. 

Click here for a list of the emergency contact numbers for Chittering's wildlife carers.

North- Kimberley and Pilbara

Chelonia Wildlife Rehabilitation & Release- based in Broome
Chelonia specialises in rehabilitating birds and reptiles, including sea turtles, and takes in around 700 native animals per year.
Phone: 0407 945 660

Kimberly Wildlife Carers and Associates- based in Cable Beach
Kimberley Wildlife Carers specialising in rescuing and caring for all mammals , including bats, native mice & rats, marsupials, bilbies, reptiles. They are also licensed to remove snakes from properties.
Emergency Phone: 0428 860 014

Pilbara Wildlife Carers Association Incorporated- based in Karratha
The Pilbara Wildlife Carers Association is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of all native fauna. Its wildlife carers specialise in specific areas.
24 hour Wildlife Rescue Hotline: 0438 924 842


Goldfields Wildlife Rehabilitators- based in Coolgardie
This group has experienced wildlife carers who cover all types of wildlife living in the Goldfields. They cover a large distance, and transport animals as far as 1500km.
Phone: (08) 90267939

Great Southern Care Wildlife- Based in Mt Barker
This volunteer group mainly cares for orphaned, sick and injured kangaroo joeys. It covers a vast area from Albany to Tom Price and reaching into the Goldfields area.
Phone: (08) 9474 9055
Mobile: 0401 334 729