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Read about WIRES native animal rescue and care stories and updates on WIRES work with wildlife.

Read the latest updates on our emergency and bushfire projects here.

WIRES 35th Anniversary

Monday, March 29, 2021

Through March, we have been celebrating the 35th anniversary of WIRES rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing native wildlife. When WIRES was founded back in 1986, little did we know that 35 years later we would become the largest wildlife rescue organisation in Australia.  read more

Bushfire recovery update: Mid North Coast Macropod Enclosure Construction

Monday, March 29, 2021

Many WIRES members directly felt the impact of the 19/20 bushfire season and continue their efforts to rebuild after the tragic losses experienced.   read more

Australian Floods - Wildlife Assistance Advice

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Extreme weather events can result in stress and shock for wildlife.

As storms and heavy rain continue to lash Australia, we are receiving calls to assist animals impacted by the large areas of inundation and fast-flowing floodwaters. We ask that you please always follow the advice and directions from the relevant State authorities. For your own safety do not enter floodwaters at any time and if you are caught in a flood, call triple zero 000 for help.  read more

International Women’s Day 2021

Monday, March 08, 2021

Today is International Womens day and we want to celebrate the amazing efforts of women in the WIRES community. WIRES could not exist without the 2788 female volunteers who use their time, energy and knowledge to rescue, rehabilitate and protect our wildlife. Every day, these women choose to make an impact on the wellbeing of Australia's native animals by creating lasting change on their wellbeing and inspiring positive change in their communities.   read more

World Wildlife Day 2021 – Celebrating wildlife and wildlife carers.

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Wednesday 3rd of March is World Wildlife Day and we want to encourage our community to celebrate and protect Australia's incredible native biodiversity. Take a moment today to consider our unique animals and wild places.

Australia is home to thousands of unique and varied species which are increasingly at risk. 
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Official Opening of Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Extension

Monday, March 01, 2021

Just 12 months ago Australia was at the end of our worst fire season in history, which followed one of our worst droughts on record. Native animals need more help now than ever before and thanks to the generosity and compassion for wildlife of the Australian and International community, WIRES has been able to fund a wide range of critical projects nationally to improve wildlife emergency rescue response, increase wildlife rescue and rehabilitiation capacity and support native species recovery. read more


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