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Links to Governance Groups



Department of Environment, Science and Innovation

One of the roles of the Queensland Governmenrt Department of Environment, Science and Innovation is the provision of legislative governance overarching wildlife carer groups and individuals caring for native wildlife.  The department also has responsibilities for protecting wildlife and habitats, protecting and conserving non-indigenous cultural heritage and protecting environmental values from environmental harm under the Nature Conservation Act 1992,  the Queensland Heritage Act 1992 and the Environmrnental Protection Act 1994..


RSPCA Queensland

  Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Qld

RSPCA Qld is a non-government, community-based charity dedicated to protecting the welfare of all animals - great and small.  The RSPCA Qld Wildlife Section is concerned with the day-to-day welfare of orphaned, sick and injured native animals, assisting conservation bodies in wildlife issues and promoting responsible pet ownership.

Queensland Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (QWRC)   Queensland Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (QWRC)

The QLD Wildlife Rehabilitation Council is the peak representative body for wildlife rehabilitation in Queensland, and provides a collective voice for members.

Links to wildlife groups who interact with us
Granite Borders Landcare   Granite Borders Landcare

Granite Borders Landcare became incorporated in 1997 in response to the community's desire to coordinate Landcare activities in the area.  Since then, our organisation has grown to link more than 45 landcare groups, three local government organisations and numerous schools and individual community members across our region.  GBLC is a cross border, cross catchment umbrella group representing these groups sharing a common landcare interest in the region.

Wildcare Australia   Wildcare Australia

Wildcare Australia is a non-profit organisation located in South East Queensland dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of native wildlife.  Our volunteers rescue and care for thousands of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife every year in the Gold Coast area and surrounds.  Wildcare Australia is the registered trading name of the Australian Koala Hospital Association Incorporated and was formed in late 1993 by Dr Jonathon Hanger.  Based in Nerang, its activities extend to share borders with the Granite Belt Wildlife Carers Inc.

Wildlife Volunteers Association Inc. (WILVOS)   Wildlife Volunteers Association Inc. (WILVOS)

The WILVOS provide a wildlife rescue phone service to the general public 24 hours a day, seven days a week, covering an area from Gympie to Caboolture on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, to the Hinterland area.

Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service Inc. (WIRES)   Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Services Inc. (WIRES)

WIRES was established in 1985 when an injured ibis was found in the heart of Sydney, in Hyde Park.  No organisation, government or conservation could take responsibility for its rescue or care.  Other animal groups at the time, were not equipped to rehabilitate native animals.  WIRES quickly established a co-ordinated network of wildlife carers and rescuers.  WIRES no operates under a licence issued by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Other Useful Links
Koala Tracker   Koala Tracker

How many koalas are left, whereabouts and in what condition?  Launched in February 2010, is the national koala map and database recording live, dead, sick and injured koalas, with causes.

Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland   Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland

Wildlife Queensland is dedicated to protecting our native animals.  Find out about Queensland's wildlife and how you can learn more and get involved.

Quoll Seekers Network   Quoll Seekers Network

Quoll Seekers Network (QSN) was established to raise community awareness of quolls in Queensland, gather information on quoll populations, and help people enjoy living alongside quolls.  The network aims to be Queensland's central non-government body for collecting and dissemination information about quolls in order to achieve good conservation outcomes.  Networking with other organisations is a key component of Wildlife Queensland's operations and communications strategy.