Helping wildlife in emergencies

helping wildlife in emergencies


Here are some of our friends, etc

Featured below are some sites that we recommend, all well worth a look for information, interest, and further research. We hope you enjoyed our site. Please visit again and, until you do, from all of us at Tweed Valley Wildlife Carers, thank you.


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Tweed Shire Council

Sponsoring TVWC and caring for the Tweed Shire.

The Tweed Valley Wildlife Carers are extremely grateful to the Tweed Shire Council for their ongoing support to the work that we do in the shire.


Dept of Environment and Climate Change

The National Parks and Wildlife Service, part of DECC, licenses and regulates wildlife groups in NSW.

NSW Wildlife Council

The peak body representing the interests of over 4000 wildlife rehabilitators in NSW, with TVWC being a member of this group.

friends of the koala

Friends of the Koala

Friends of the Koala is the wildlife group licensed to rescue and rehabilitate koalas in the Northern Rivers of NSW, including the Tweed Shire, working closely with TVWC.

currumbin wildlife hospital

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Hospital

Since its humble beginnings, more than 40 years ago, the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Hospital has grown to be one of the largest wildlife hospitals in Australia. The hospital provides emergency veterinary care for wildlife from as far south as Lismore, The Tweed, The Gold Coast and Hinterland and as far north as South Brisbane, a region marketed internationally as ‘Australia’s Green Cauldron’.

currumbin wildlife sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

With hundreds of native Australian animals on display in natural bushland and rainforest settings, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary provides a rare opportunity to see and experience our amazing native wildlife.

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Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers

Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers is a licensed wildlife group covering the Byron, Ballina, Lismore and Kyogle Shire Councils. TVWC works closely with NRWC, especially where animals are found near our coverage borders.

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Northern Rivers WIRES

Northern Rivers WIRES is a licensed wildlife care group covering the regions to the south and west of the Tweed Shire in the Northern Rivers of NSW.

australian seabird rescue

Australian Seabird Rescue

Australian Seabird Rescue is licensed to rehabilitate seabirds, marine turtles and marine mammals. They work closely with TVWC in the rescue and rehabilitation of seabirds in the Tweed and adjoining coastal regions of northern NSW.

birds australia

Birds Australia

Birds Australia brings together people who care about birds. More than just a research organisation, BA is a passionate advocate for the protection of our birds and the habitats on which they depend.

birdlife australia

Birdlife Australia

Great bird Identification and information site. BirdLife Australia is dedicated to achieving outstanding conservation results for our native birds and their habitats.


International Fund for Animal Welfare

IFAW saves animals in need all around the world. With projects in more than forty countries, they rescue individual animals, campaign to prevent animal cruelty and advocate for the protection of wildlife and habitats.

wildlife friendly fencing

Wildlife Friendly Fencing

The wildlife friendly fencing project is raising awareness of the impact of fencing on Australian wildlife, and developing guidelines for good practice.

world wildlife fund

World Wildlife Fund

The World Wildlife Fund work Internationally, building a future in which people and nature thrive. The site also includes a resource library.

wilderness society

The Wilderness Society

The Wilderness Society is a national, community-based, environmental advocacy organisation whose purpose is protecting, promoting and restoring wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on Earth.

the threatened species network

The Threatened Species Network

WWF-Australia is part of the WWF International Network, the world’s leading, independent conservation organisation. In Australia and throughout the oceanic region, they work with governments, businesses and communities so that people and nature can thrive within their fair share of the planet’s natural resources.

queensland museum

The Queensland Museum

Queensland Museum is custodian of the state’s natural and cultural heritage, caring for more than a million items and specimens in collections that tell the changing story of Queensland.

australian geographic

Australian Geographic Society

The AG Society is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting adventure, science and the community.

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Flying foxes on Bellingen Island

(Viv Jones excellent site about the Grey-headed Flying-foxes of Bellingen Island) website seems to be no longer active)

King Street Veterinary Hospital King Street Veterinary Hospital 

King Street Veterinary Hospital are indispensible to TVWC attending to many of the injured and orphaned wildlife we rescue.

koala foundation

 The Koala Foundation

The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) is the principal non-profit, non-government organisation dedicated to the conservation and effective management of the wild koala and its habitat.

Koals health hubKoala Health Hub 

An initiative of the University of Sydney to benefit koala welfare and conservation.

flora for fauna

Flora for Fauna

Flora for Fauna are about helping people create their own Flora for Fauna garden. They provide guides to help you select which plants are best for your climate zone and which birds, butterflies and other fauna you can attract.

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Fauna Rescue of SA

Fauna Rescue of South Australia Inc. is South Australia’s largest wildlife organisation caring for our sick, injured and orphaned wildlife.