ACT Wildlife Heroes

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

Wildlife volunteers in the ACT are under stress due to the current bushfires and the extreme heat events impacting many animals.

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 ACT will initially assist in funding for emergency response for bushfires, extreme heat events, hail and floods.


Grants for ACT Wildlife Heroes

Guidelines available here for the ACT Wildlife Heroes Emergency Fund: open for applications from 9.00am Tuesday 11 February – 5.00pm Friday 28 February.




Further information on the Wildlife Heroes project.

  Wildlife Heroes FAQ (106KB)

Contact us directly about the project, including media enquiries:


BYB and Wildlife Heroes News

1. Wildlife Heroes Scholarship Winners Announced Kylie Piper 15-Jul-2020

2. Wildlife Heroes teams up with the Western Australian Government to support wildlife rehabilitators Kylie Piper 02-Jul-2020

3. Caring for Carers: a New Support Program for Volunteer Wildlife Carers Jenny Lewis 08-Apr-2020


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