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WIRES Introduces Rescue Course for Sea Snakes

WIRES Introduces Rescue Course for Sea Snakes

WIRES has launched a new Sea Snake Rescue Course which will be available nationally for registered wildlife rescue organisations from 12 May. This advanced rescue course is part of WIRES plans to increase rescue response and welfare outcomes for marine reptiles. It explores the safe methods of rescuing and transporting displaced, injured and/or sick sea snakes. The course will be fully delivered online. read more

WIRES opens Greater Sydney’s largest purpose-built Koala Rehabilitation Centre

WIRES opens Greater Sydney’s largest purpose-built Koala Rehabilitation Centre

WIRES recently established the purpose-built Western Sydney University Koala Facility in Richmond NSW, to support our Hawkesbury branch in their rehabilitation of Koalas. The new facility fills a gap for the growing number of sick and injured koalas sent to specialised carers for help. Habitat loss, traffic and diseases such as Chlamydia all threaten the wild marsupials. read more