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

arrow The Council meets on the 4th Monday of each month except December.

arrow IN AN EMERGENCY If you have a sick, injured, or orphaned native animal, you must take it to your nearest Vet who will ensure that the animal is passed onto an experienced wildlife rehabilitator.

If you find sick, injured or orphaned wildlife please contact one of the numbers below.
RSPCA 1300 Animal (1300 264 625)

Find your local Wildlife Rehabilitation Group here


The Queensland Wildlife Rehabilitation Council

Bush Stone-curlew
Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius) Photo: Gerry O'Connor

The QWRC tries to ensure that a good representation comes from most Districts
Refer to the Qld District Map


Comment on the draft code of practice has now closed.  The new Code of Practice is available at http://www.ehp.qld.gov.au/wildlife/caring-for-wildlife/pdfs/cp-wl-rehab.pdf


NewFor information on the "Wildlife Rescue booklet" as advertised in the Road Ahead please click here.

Koala Rescue and Rehabilitation Grants Program, Click for info

Get informed: Flying foxes, your animals and you Details

Flying foxes and Hendra virus - information for the community

Biosecurity alert - Hendra virus, Information for industry
Communique 13 July 2011.
Communique 15 July 2011
Communique 16 July 2011
Communique 18 July 2011

Alert - Biosecurity Queensland needs your help in determining the range of spread of Myrtle Rust in Queensland. This disease is new to Australia Click here for more info

QWRC disaster appeal - QWRC is happy to receive donations of funds to assist rehabbers in times of natural disaster. Donations can be made to this fund by direct deposit to BSB 814 - 282 Account Number 30932248 with Credit Union Aust. We ask that you use your surname as the reference for this deposit. If you require a receipt please sent you contact details and notification of your donation to secretary@qwrc.org.au Applications for assistance can be made to seretaryary@qwrc.org.au using the forms available here

The list of vets who will see wildlife from the public

Vets to the rescue - Details

Click for Membership Benefits

Cat Brochure

See our Natural Disasters page

How to become a rehabber Click on picture at left for more information

QWRC acknowledges the assistance of the Brisbane City Council
in the production of the brochure

QWRC Patron, Dr Jim Pollock, OAM


Postal Address

PO Box 488
Queensland. 4108