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Monday, January 30, 2023

Support WIRES when you shop online with PayPal

This February, PayPal is making WIRES their featured give at checkout charity! Support WIRES when you shop online with PayPal. Set us as your favourite charity, and you can choose to donate $1 when you checkout with PayPal to help sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. read more

Restoring Wildlife Corridors

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Restoring Wildlife Corridors

WIRES, in partnership with the Great Eastern Ranges (GER), is taking a collaborative approach to support the post-fire recovery of wildlife across southeast Australia through a suite of recovery and resilience building activities. read more

Limited edition wombat cake helps to support wildlife.

Monday, December 19, 2022

Limited edition wombat cake helps to support wildlife.

Woolworths Supermarkets has created a limited edition 'Wally The Wombat' chocolate cake to help support WIRES Wildlife Rescue efforts this summer. $1 from every sale will directly support WIRES to help rescue sick, injured and orphaned wildlife and return them to their natural habitat. read more

Satin Bowerbird chicks reunited with parents

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Satin Bowerbird chicks reunited with parents

After a weekend of very high winds a call came to our rescue office about a juvenile bird requiring rescue. read more

Orphaned Wallaroo joey

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Orphaned Wallaroo joey

It was a very cold morning, below zero, when Jacob stopped and checked the pouch of a female wallaroo that had been struck by a car overnight. Inside the pouch he found a very tiny, still hairless wallaroo joey who was clinging to life. read more

NSW Flood Response November 2022

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

NSW Flood Response November 2022

Our Emergency Response Vehicles and Emergency Response Teams (ERT) have been deployed across NSW over the last few weeks due to the ongoing flood crisis. read more

WIRES partnership with Flight Centre Foundation takes off

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

WIRES partnership with Flight Centre Foundation takes off

We are excited to announce a new partnership with the Flight Centre Foundation. This ongoing partnership will allow WIRES to expand our Emergency Response Team service through the addition of a new NSW based Wildlife Ambulance. read more

2022 Wildlife Photography Competition

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

2022 Wildlife Photography Competition

Each year WIRES runs a highly anticipated wildlife photography competition. This competition is an opportunity for our community to share their favourite photographs of Australian native wildlife taken in the wild or in care over the past year. read more

Improving Animal Rescue Response Times

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Improving Animal Rescue Response Times

The recent flood/storm weather events across QLD and NSW were unprecedented in scale, and the repercussions on communities, the environment and our native wildlife was devastating. read more

Australia State of the Environment Report 2021

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Australia State of the Environment Report 2021

The release of Australia State of Environment Report 2021 (SoE Report 2021) has raised national attention to the state of crisis in our native environment. Australia’s unique ecosystems hold the greatest number of endemic species on the planet, yet with 53% of species listed as Endangered or Critically Endangered, and... read more