Wildlife Heroes

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


The Wildlife Heroes project commenced in NSW 2019 to support wildlife rescue and rehabilitation volunteers across Australia. The three year project was developed in conjunction with the NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service and supported by the NSW Government through it’s Environmental Trust.

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.

Through the generous support of the Commonwealth Government, we are now able to extend the Wildlife Heroes Emergency Response program nationally, offering grants and resources to wildlife volunteers Australia wide who are responding to emergencies including bushfire and heat stress. The funding is part of the Morrison Government’s initial $50 million bushfire wildlife and habitat recovery package.

Each state will be added as grants and resources become available.