2019 – NSW Wildlife Council Rehabilitator and Equipment Grants

In announcing the NWC grants at the group’s Annual General Meeting on Sunday 18 August, re-elected Chair, Audrey Koosmen said:

“how pleased we are to be able to help volunteer wildlife rehabilitators in New South Wales through the Annual Grants Scheme again this year”

She added

“there were fifteen quality grant applications received to be chosen from the total budget of a maximum of $10,000.  The applicants were not identified and a secret ballot was taken of members present at the Council’s weekend meetings.”

All applicants have been informed of the Grants results

AND THE WINNERS ARE Winning  projects
Chris Baker,
Northern Tablelands Wildlife Carers
Assistance towards construction materials of a
20x10x4 metre Bird of Prey aviary – $1216
Judith Fielsen,
Hunter Wildlife Rescue
Materials for a 9x3x3 metre Bird Aviary – $1989
Diana Woodward & Geoff Roggenkamp, F.A.W.N.A. (NSW) Inc Macropod Nursery pen fitout and upgrade – $2000
Lorita Clapson,
WIRES Mid-South Coast Branch
6x9x1.5 metre wombat pre-release enclosure – $2000
Cheryl Cochran,
Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers
Intensive Care Unit for marsupial joeys, baby birds
 and juvenile flying-foxes $1075
Jaimie Sealby,
Wildlife ARC
Housing, lighting, heating & temperature control
for reptiles and land turtles – $893
2019-2020 Total NWC Grants awarded $9476