We’re excited to launch our new awareness campaign called “Eyes Open for Wildlife”.

 

The purpose is to focus attention on the plight of our native wildlife and highlight Wildlife Victoria’s 24/7 emergency response service for reporting sick, injured or orphaned wildlife.

Eyes Open for Wildlife!


WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

 

BUY A HEADBAND

Eyes Open for Wildlife will be supported with some very funky headbands available for $4.00 each. We would love everyone to buy and wear a headband in October to show their support for this vital community service. You will act as ambassadors for Wildlife Victoria by spreading the word amongst your family and friends, ensuring that they know who to call when they find sick, injured and orphaned wildlife.

 

Paddy PallinPaddy Pallin, the outdoor adventure store experts have graciously partnered with Wildlife Victoria to make the headbands available for sale in all Victorian stores and online at paddypallin.com.au.

 

 All proceeds will go to Wildlife Victoria’s Emergency Response Service.  Paddy Pallin store locations are:

 

Melbourne CBD

360 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

Fitzroy

Shop 7, 397 Smith Street, Fitzroy

Hawthorn

735 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn

Ringwood

88 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood

 

Many dedicated Wildlife Victoria volunteers will be spotted at community events all over the State during October. They will be spreading the word about the importance of keeping an eye out for our wildlife and encouraging people to get involved or simply saving the phone number in their mobile phones.  Some of the events that you’ll find us at are:

VISIT US AT A COMMUNITY EVENT

 

Date

Event

Location

Time

Friday 4th October

World Animal Day

Federation Square, CBD

11am-6pm

Saturday 5th October

Kallista Community Market

Kallista

9am-1pm

Saturday 5th October

Sunbury Family Market

Sunbury

9am-2pm

Sunday 6th October

Celebration Day, Seniors Festival

Federation Square, CBD

10.30am – 4pm

Friday 11th October

101 Collins Street

CBD

8am – 6pm

Saturday 12th October

Caulfield Farmers Market

Caulfield

8am-1pm

Sunday 13th October

Frankston Pets Day Out

Frankston

10am-4pm

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October

Stringybark Sustainability Festival

Rowville

10am-5pm

Sunday 20th October

Practically Green Festival

Eltham

10am-4.30pm

Sunday 27th October

WEEAC 2013 (World Events to End Animal Cruelty)

CERES, Brunswick

2pm-8pm

Sunday 27th October

St Kilda Primary School Fete

St Kilda

10am-4pm

 

HOW DO YOU WEAR YOUR HEADBAND?

 


Get Colouring!

 

 

 

COLOURING IN COMPETITION

Click here for the colouring in sheet and feel free to print off as many as you need within your school or community. Return them by the deadline to be eligible for some great prizes!! We can only accept one entry per child.

 



TELL EVERYONE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Buy a headband and upload a video of yourself saying the below spiel (or something similar) to share with your facebook/twitter/YouTube friends! It’s a great way to spread the word!

"Hi I’m <<first name>>!

I’m excited to help launch Wildlife Victoria’s new awareness campaign called “Eyes Open for Wildlife” where we can all focus on the plight of our native wildlife by wearing these funky headbands!

Also, we want to make sure everyone knows to call Wildlife Victoria’s 24/7 emergency response service on 13 000 94535 to report sick, injured and orphaned wildlife.

Be sure to keep YOUR eyes open for wildlife!"

 


Eyes Open for Wildlife

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