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SA Wildlife Heroes

Most Australian wildlife rescue and care is done by hardworking volunteers.

Wildlife volunteers in SA 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 SA will initially assist in funding for emergency response for bushfires and extreme heat events.


Grants for SA Wildlife Heroes


Guidelines available here for the SA Wildlife Heroes Emergency Fund : open for applications from the January 23rd 2020 and are ongoing.


Grants will be available throughout the project for wildlife rehabilitation facilities, registered groups 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:


BYB and Wildlife Heroes News

  1. January B-Mail Colouring In Competition Jenny Lewis 20-Jan-2021
  2. Wildlife Heroes Scholarship Winners Announced Kylie Piper 15-Jul-2020
  3. Wildlife Heroes teams up with the Western Australian Government to support wildlife rehabilitators Kylie Piper 02-Jul-2020

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