How you can help

Wildlife Victoria is a not-for-profit connecting sick, injured and orphaned native wildlife in Victoria with the help they need.

We rely heavily on the generosity of the community to continue our vital work to help Aussie wildlife.

Your donation to Wildlife Victoria will be used to:

  • Keep our Wildlife Emergency Response Service operating 7 days a week
  • Train and support more volunteer rescuers and transporters to attend wildlife emergencies around the state
  • Educate the public on understanding and living more harmoniously with Australian wildlife

All donations over $2 are tax deductible. Donations can be made online using a credit card or debit card.

Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct deposit through your bank account, please contact us for our account details.

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Other ways to help

Become a ‘WildFriend’ Monthly Donor

Setting up an automated monthly donation helps us to plan for the future while reducing admin costs so that even more of your money goes to where it should: helping wildlife. We call these very special supporters our ‘WildFriends’.

Select ‘monthly’ on our donation form and choose your fixed sum to get started or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on (03) 9445 0310 to request a direct debit form.

You can change or cancel your donation at anytime just by giving us a call.

Make a One-Off Donation

Wildlife Victoria also accepts one-off donations through direct deposit and post, please contact us for more information on 03 9445 0310 or by emailing here.

Please note cheques and money orders can be made out to 'Wildlife Victoria Inc Public Fund’.

To assist with receipting please complete this donation form and post with your payment to (no stamp required):

Wildlife Victoria

PO Box 100
Reply Paid 86041

If you are outside of Australia, please post to:

Wildlife Victoria
PO Box 100

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

Demonstrate your business’s commitment to being a good corporate citizen, enhance your brand and give back to Australia and the community by working with Wildlife Victoria to make a life-saving difference to native creatures. We welcome partnership and sponsorship enquiries and can provide tangible benefits to your business.

Please contact us directly on (03) 9445 0310 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss opportunities for your business.

Workplace Giving

Setting up pre-tax salary deductions is a great way to support wildlife. Many organisations will even match the amount you choose to give.

Employers: Wildlife Victoria is a charity with tax deductibility and DGR status so we qualify for most workplace giving programs – all you have to do is add us! Our ABN is 27 753 478 012. Please email us if you need direct deposit details.

Employees: Talk to your Payroll Manager to see if your workplace already has a workplace giving program and whether Wildlife Victoria is an approved charity in the program. If not, ask them to add it!

Please let them know they can contact us directly for donation deposit details.

Trusts & Foundations

Wildlife Victoria is a DGR type 1 charity and can accept grants from trusts and charitable foundations. Please contact us directly to discuss donations from your trust or foundation.

In Memoriam Donations

Often when a loved one passes away, family and friends want to do something special to honour their memory. If you’re after a lasting gesture, consider asking mourners to pledge a gift to Wildlife Victoria in their honour.

If you would like to request donations to Wildlife Victoria in lieu of flowers at the funeral service of your loved one, you can set up your own In Memory webpage that can accept donations to Wildlife Victoria, and provide a place for donors to share messages of support to you as well as memories of your loved one.

Celebration Donations

Having a celebration and want to ask your guests for donations to Wildlife Victoria in lieu of gifts? Have a look at our fundraise for us page to get set up.

Leave a gift in your Will

bequest_logo.jpegBequests – Become a Wildlife Guardian  

Wildlife Guardians is a community for those who have chosen to leave a gift to Wildlife Victoria in their Will. Your generosity will support our state’s precious wildlife for generations to come.

As a Wildlife Guardian, your legacy will safeguard unique creatures found nowhere else in the world. A bequest in your Will to Wildlife Victoria will support the rescue and rehabilitation of our amazing fauna.

To join the Wildlife Guardians, simply notify us of your bequest to Wildlife Victoria. We would like the opportunity to thank you personally and recognise your decision to assist our work.

When preparing your Will, it is important to ensure you use the correct wording so your wishes are fulfilled. We strongly recommend that you seek professional advice from a Solicitor.

Download our bequest flyer for more information on the types of bequests, as well as our full legal name, ABN and recommended wording.

To notify us of your bequest, please fill out the form below. 

For a confidential discussion regarding your wishes, please contact Michelle Gearon, Fundraising Manager on (03) 9445 0310 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Wildlife Victoria also has a partnership with SafeWill, an online organisation that aims for make Will writing more accessible and affordable.  

Safewill has made it easier and more affordable for the 60% of Australians who don’t have a valid Will to protect the people and organisations that mean the most to them. With Safewill, you can write your bespoke Will without leaving the comfort of your home, in just a few clicks. 

If you are looking for a simple, affordable way to set up a Will and leave a bequest, head to safewill.com/wildlifevictoria to find out more.

In order to acknowledge your generous support and to help plan for a future rich in wildlife, please fill in the details below regarding your bequest to Wildlife Victoria. Notifying us will enable Wildlife Victoria to keep you up to date on our work and to invite you to upcoming Wildlife Victoria community events. 

The information provided on this form by you is strictly confidential and is not legally binding. Should you prefer to remain anonymous, we will respect your wishes. 

Prefer to give your time instead? We always needs wildlife rescue and transport volunteers. Find out more about volunteering.

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.