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Victoria Wildlife Heroes

Most Australian wildlife rescue and care is done by hardworking volunteers. In Victoria alone, more than 500 wildlife shelters are registered with volunteers giving their time, money and love to Australian animals in need.

Wildlife volunteers in Victoria are under stress due to the current bushfires and the extreme heat events impacting many animals across the state.

The Wildlife Heroes project will ensure wildlife volunteers get the help they need, so they can continue providing the best care for our amazing native wildlife.

The Wildlife Heroes project in Victoria will initially assist in funding for emergency response for bushfires and extreme heat events.

 

Grants for VIC Wildlife Heroes

 

Guidelines available here for the Victoria Wildlife Heroes Emergency Fund : open for applications from the January 20th 2020 and is ongoing.

 

Grants will be available throughout the project for wildlife rehabilitation shelters, foster carers and wildlife friendly vets, with all information regarding current and future grant rounds as it becomes available via our grants portal.

 

Further information on the Wildlife Heroes project.

Wildlife Heroes FAQ Wildlife Heroes FAQ (106 KB)

Contact us directly about the project, including media enquiries: wildlifeheroes@fnpw.org.au

 

BYB and Wildlife Heroes News

  1. Australian Government announces additional support for Wildlife Heroes Kylie Piper 15-Feb-2020
  2. Giving Australian wildlife volunteers the help they need Kylie Piper 17-Jan-2020
  3. New round of emergency funds to help overwhelmed NSW wildlife volunteers Kylie Piper 31-Dec-2019

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