NWC – NSW Wildlife Council

"Achieving optimal outcomes for Australian wildlife"

Kangaroo cull unlawful

The kangaroo cull in Canberra last year was unlawful, an ACT Supreme Court Justice says. Earlier this year Chris Klootwijk, 71, was found guilty in the ACT Magistrates Court of disrupting a kangaroo cull in Wanniassa last July after he…
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‘Unsafe levels’ of biodiversity.

Global map reveals ‘unsafe levels’ of biodiversity across 58pc of Earth’s surface Biodiversity has dropped below the “safe limit” across 58 per cent of the Earth’s surface, according to the most comprehensive analysis of global data to date. Key points…
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NWC Grants 2016-2017

This years Grant program offers five Grants of up to $1,000 each for wildlife rehabilitation enclosure or equipment projects that will be assessed on the criteria of Need Excellence Value for money Applications open on 1 July and must be…
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After the east coast low

After our east coast low we have had a few emails from our groups about what has happened in NSW. From FAWNA I have 4 stir crazy joeys indoors….you can see how this one is suffering! Outdoors, after 206mm rain…
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AWRC MELBOURNE 2016

The Victorian Wildlife Council are proud to announce registrations are now open for the Australian Wildlife Rehabilitation Conference to be held at Central Pier, Docklands in Melbourne 1st -4th August, 2016. This year being a very special year, as it…
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Search for animal bushfire survivors

Hunter Wildlife rescue groups have taken to scene of the recent Williamtown bushfire to search for any survivors. They say native animals are particularly vulnerable in the warmer months, with many nursing young ones. See the whole story at the…
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