Currumbin Partnership Fast & Affordable Shipping! The organisation was originally formed as the Australian Koala Hospital Association Incorporated in late 1993 by Dr Jonathon Hanger. Stay in touch and get our regular rescue stories, WIRES updates and a free copy of our 15 Ways to Help Wildlife ebook, Just $20 can help us to rescue and care for more native animals, Start a Campaign (ABC Mid North Coast: Wiriya Sati)"He drank 400ml of fluid which is a lot for a little koala," she said. Adopt or become a member by 12.30pm on 18th December for guaranteed free delivery to UK addresses. Above Left: Vickii from WIRES and Ros from Friends of the Koala coming together to help these helpless koalas / Above Right: Little joey ‘Dimples’ the koala surrounded by the fresh leaves. The reality is that caring for native animals like koalas requires special skills and a whole team of special people. Since May last year, WIRES has taken into care around 40 koalas. When you adopt a Koala, you receive a beautiful personalised adoption certificate with a photo of your Koala, a welcome letter, Koala stickers, and more. Each adoption helps support Port Stephens Koala’s conservation work, protecting habitat, preserving food supply and ensuring the safety of Australia’s most loved marsupial. WIRES is part of the Stand Up for Nature campaign that has opposed the changes. We provide a 24-hour koala rescue service for sick, injured and orp haned koalas. They sleep in the forks of trees and feed mainly at night being most active at pre-dawn and dusk. “Koalas come into care for any number of reasons, from being in places they shouldn’t be, to disease, dog attacks and motor vehicle accidents. $99 a year. All the images below are available in high resolution for publication. Stay in touch and get our regular rescue stories, WIRES updates and a free copy of our 15 Ways to Help Wildlife ebook, Start a Campaign “We’re placing so much pressure on them. They don’t have good primary habitat, they have retroviruses emerging, and if the soil temperatures rise then the protein levels in leaves may drop”. We pay respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. Shipping time averages 2 to 4 business days - USA. The government has passed legislation that will lead to broad scale land clearing in New South Wales which will threaten all native animals that inhabit these forests.”. WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service Inc.) is Australia's largest wildlife rescue organisation. Koala-sniffing dogs … “It’s not only possible, it’s likely. For every koala painting sold, I’m donating $180 AUD to WWF Australia under your name. Allow additional time for orders outside the U.S. Koala rehabilitators need your help as they rescue and care for koalas affected by fires. Find out more about the work that WIRES does for koalas by viewing our infosheet. Adopt a koala for yourself or order an Adopt A Koala as a gift. Donate goods Ships from and sold by Viprayan Sol. Be a Wildlife Ambassador, Workplace giving “I’m really concerned about koalas,” said Ms Lett, “I think they are in real distress”. According to WWF, NSW alone has seen one million hectares burned already, taking with it the trees home to our wildlife including our beautiful koalas. Each animal eats about 1/2 a kilogram of leaves a day and obtains sufficient water from its food. Trusts and Foundations, Landcare Alliance In Stock. Adelaide Koala Rescue has launched a campaign for donations amid the bushfire crisis, which can be found here. By adopting a koala, you are also contributing to habitat restoration in the Northern Rivers region and research into the prevalence of disease in koala populations. However we believe that even with flaws it will help bring information about wildlife and our services to a broader audience. WIRES understands the Google translation of our website may not be perfect. Water for Wildlife, About WIRES And if you are in the area you can drop in and visit the adorable Koala you adopted! Or if you see a sick and injured animal please report by calling 1300 094 737. A new born koala is the size of a bee and spends its first 13 weeks its mothers pouch which opens downwards and to the rear. Adoption packages start from just $50 and last for 12 months, after which there will be the opportunity to renew your adoption. Only 17 left in stock - order soon. For every koala painting sold, I'm donating $180 AUD to WWF Australia under your name. AWC Partnership One of the most important things we can do for nature is save our threatened species from extinction while we still have time, says WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service Inc.), Australia’s largest wildlife rescue organisation WIRES Sponsors