Media Releases & Coverage

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Wildlife Victoria Media Releases


4th March 2015: Wildlife Victoria's Response to Koala Cull in Otways

16th February 2015: Volunteers Capture Second Kangaroo Shot with an Arrow in Templestowe

10th February 2015: Desperate Search for Kangaroo Shot with Arrow in Templestowe

16th January 2015: Wildlife Victoria welcomes new ambassador Brent “Boomer” Harvey

2nd January 2015: Heat Stress To Wildlife - How You Can Help

18th September 2014: Wildlife Victoria Ducklings and Spring Wildlife Babies

27th June 2014: Wildlife Victoria seeks community's help for cruelty cases

17th April 2014: Keep Wildlife Safe This Easter

15th April 2014: Future Remains Uncertain for Leadbeater's Possum

3rd April 2014: Rebuild Wildlife Friendly Fences After Fires

6th March 2014: Wildlife Victoria Offers Assistance in Bushfires

28th January 2014: Wildlife Affected by Bushfires

16th January 2014: Heat Stressed Wildlife

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Wildlife Victoria Media Coverage

9th October 2014

Advocates alarmed by misguided people trying to care for rescued wildlife. Manningham Leader/Herald Sun

26th June 2014
Volunteers desperately search for birds reportedly shot with arrows at Rowville, Knox Leader/Herald Sun
3rd June 2014
Animal welfare organisations label possum torture case in Brighton a disgrace. Bayside Leader/Herald Sun

23rd May 2014

Flying foxes bugging Bairnsdale, ABC 7.30 Victoria


20th May 2014

Fishing line can be swan song for wildlife, The Age


24th April 2014

Drowning kangaroo saved from swimming pool, 7NEWS

Grey kangaroo trapped in Jenny Low’s backyard pool in Healesville safely rescued by Wildlife Victoria’s Manfred Zabinskas and helpful neighbour Alex Wood, Herald Sun 


1st April 2014

Residents urged to beware the bats, The Standard


18th March 2014
Culled kangaroos to be processed as pet food as part of two-year trial, ABC News


14th March 2014
Diamond Creek police say urban sprawl causing more kangaroo deaths, Diamond Valley Leader/Herald Sun


5th March 2014
Housing development on Melbourne’s fringe pushes wildlife down the creek in search of new homes, Northcote Leader/Herald Sun


16th February 2014
Wildlife Rescue Victoria, Weekend Notes (BLOG)


10th February 2014
YouTube cats are cute but your kitty’s a born killer, Herald Sun


31st January 2014
Wildlife wilting, The Guardian


24th January 2014
Watch out for wildlife, The Border Mail


20th January 2014
Planning’s the key to safety as blaze risk remains high, Sunbury & Macedon Ranges Weekly

17th January 2014
Heatwave takes a toll on region's wildlife, The Standard


16th January 2014
Wildlife in heatwave, The Project, Channel 10


16th January 2014
Heat relief for Victoria's wildlife, 7NEWS


16th January 2014
Hurstbridge woman saves possum from extreme heat, Diamond Valley Leader/Herald Sun


15th January 2014
Rescuers battle to save heat-stressed flying foxes, The Age


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