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WIRES Supporting ARC in Emergency Response Capacity Building

Thursday, April 15, 2021

WIRES Supporting ARC in Emergency Response Capacity Building

WIRES has announced $420,000 in funding for Animal Rescue Cooperative (ARC) to help improve national emergency response capabilities and provide national assistance to the wildlife rescue and rehabilitation sector. This grant is building on the support provided in the aftermath of 19/20 summer bushfires and drought. WIRES worked closely with... read more

Men's Sheds Helping Wildlife

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Men's Sheds Helping Wildlife

Natural tree hollows are an increasingly scarce and valuable resource for many native species and for some they are essential. Hollows provide safe places to shelter and in many cases to breed. Natural hollows that are suitable to support wildlife can take 100-200 years to form and many hollow-bearing trees... read more

Flying-fox Veterinary Vaccination Grant

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Thank you to all the veterinary practices who applied for a WIRES Flying-fox Veterinary Vaccination Grant. As a part of WIRES emergency preparedness program, we established a grant to cover the costs of vaccinations for vet clinic staff nationally, up to $50,000. Due to the outstanding response to the program... read more

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