WIRES Rescue Office is here to help if you encounter wildlife in distress.

Our dedicated team is available round the clock to provide guidance and support.

  1. Contact the 24/7 Rescue Office: Reach out to WIRES by calling the dedicated Rescue Office on 1300 094 737.
  2. Refer to Emergency Advice: While waiting to connect with the rescue team, please review Emergency Advice. This resource outlines which animals require specialist rescuers and which ones you may be able to help by safely containing and transporting them to the nearest vet for quick assistance.
  3. Use the Online Report-a-Rescue Form: During peak periods when phone lines may be busy, consider using WIRES' online report-a-rescue form. This option allows you to report wildlife emergencies online. The WIRES team will follow up with you promptly.
  4. Explore Specialist Contacts: WIRES collaborates with numerous rescue groups across Australia, including those focused on specific species or regions. In urgent cases requiring specialised assistance, refer to dedicated contacts for Regional Rescues and Marine Mammals.

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