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Blog Post - Continuing the support for our Wildlife Heroes

Last chance to apply for Emergency Fund grants as immediate response phase ends and rebuild phase begins.  

Blog Post - Working together for wildlife - the best way to celebrate World Wildlife Day

The Wildlife Heroes project is celebrating 'working together to help wildlife volunteers' this World Wildlife Day.  

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.