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

Help Us Find this Microbat's Home

Thursday, December 12, 2019

On the afternoon of the 6th December, this tiny microbat was taken to Somersby Vets in the Central Coast, with suspected injuries from the bushfires.  read more

Unrelenting Fire Emergency

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Over 2 million hectares of land have been burnt, dozens of fires are still burning and we are now bracing for heatwave conditions with temperatures of over 40 degrees forecast.  read more

Koala Rescued from Tragic Fires

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Only weeks into this year's fire season it is already believed to be the worst on record. Lives have been lost, hundreds of homes have been destroyed and there are still over 150 fires burning in NSW alone, dozens of them uncontained. read more

NSW Fire Catastrophe

Monday, November 11, 2019

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has declared a state of emergency due to the catastrophic fire conditions.  read more

Little Penguin falls from the sky!

Friday, October 25, 2019

This Little Penguin has had a lucky escape after falling from the sky at Walkers Beach, Gerroa, near Kiama on the NSW south coast. read more

Food Fund for Wildlife in Care

Thursday, October 03, 2019

This week is the start of WIRES 6th Annual Wildlife Food Fund which runs from 1st to 31st October.  read more

Tragedy at Tura Beach

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

At 1:30am on Sunday morning, WIRES carer Janine had police knocking on her door. The police were holding a precious joey kangaroo, since named Nullah. read more

Why Birds Swoop and How to Stay Safe

Monday, September 30, 2019
For a few weeks during the breeding season each year, birds such as Magpies, Masked Lapwings and Butcherbirds can act aggressively to deter other birds, animals, domestic pets and people, all of which they perceive as threats, from getting near and potentially hurting, their nests and chicks.  read more

Emergency Help Needed for Flying-foxes

Monday, September 16, 2019

Large areas of Northern NSW and South East Queensland are experiencing what appears to be a severe flying-fox starvation and dehydration event. 

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Emergency Fire Update

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The fire season has started early again this year and many regions are suffering.  read more


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