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Koala Country

Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation

The codes of practice, training standards, care guidelines, and compliance tools for consistent wildlife rehabilitation standards.

Biodiversity Conservation Licences are required under the BC Act to rehabilitate a sick, injured or orphaned protected animal.

All wildlife rehabilitation providers must maintain records of the animals they rescue and submit them annually to NPWS.

Wildlife rescue and care is a mentally and physically challenging job. This package of support resources has been designed to help.

Discusses the mental wellbeing of wildlife volunteers and the fantastic contribution they make to native species conservation.

A series of webinars for the volunteer wildlife rehabilitations sector across various topics on wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and health.

Guidelines for the rescue and care of injured and distressed koalas in an emergency such as fire or drought.