WIRES provides wildlife information and rescue advice nationally 24/7 on 1300 094 737.

Outside NSW, WIRES primarily refers to the groups below for rescue assistance and you can contact them directly for help with sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. In NSW, WIRES is extensively involved in rescue and rehabilitation with thousands of volunteers involved in rescue and care. In QLD, NSW and TAS WIRES also have full-time Emergency Rescuers, as part of our growing Emergency Response Team.

Please use these contact details for help with National Marine Mammal Rescues

New South Wales

WIRES 1300 094 737


Wildlife Victoria (03) 8400 7300


Northern Territory  

South Australia

SA Fauna Rescue (08) 8289 0896 

Western Australia

Wildcare (08) 9474 9055 


Bonorong Sanctuary 0447 264 625 


Other Organisations

If you would like to find other wildlife rescue organisations, you can use Fauna Search

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