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.
- List of Queensland Snake Catchers
- 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. - based in Capalaba
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: 0404 118 301
- 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: 4159 6431
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
- 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.
- 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 Wanderer's Carers Group Association Inc.
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.