Where it's needed most!

For over 35 years, Wildlife Victoria has been working tirelessly to help native wildlife overcome the growing challenges they face every day.

In 2023, or Emergency Response Service responded to over 136,000 calls for help from the Victorian public for sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife and assisted 86,658 animals across 452 species. We are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for native animals in need. Our volunteer rescuers are trained to attend emergency wildlife situations, giving vulnerable animals a chance at survival.

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To donate to our Emergency Duck Triage Appeal, click here


Every successful rehabilitation, re-release, or life saved makes our work worthwhile, and with your help, we can continue this vital work.

Together with you, we are making a difference, one call at time, one life at a time, one gift at a time.


can cover the cost of our Emergency Response Service to answer a call that could save an animal’s life.


can cover the cost of registration and a basic rescue kit for a new volunteer, allowing us to bring more rescue volunteers on board.


can cover the cost of treatment for a heat-stressed or injured animal by our Traveling Vet Service.

Larger donations allow Wildlife Victoria to invest significantly in the Emergency Response Service infrastructure, allowing us to be ready for future increases in demand.

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Our activity

in your area.

Explore the map to see a sample of the animals that needed our help in your local area last month. Each point on this map relates to a single animal, or family of animals, reported to Wildlife Victoria last month.

We get so many calls that not all our cases fit on the map, accordingly, this map is not an exact reflection of all our cases from the month. This map should only be used as an indicative sample.