to Tablelands Wildlife Rescue Inc.
|We are a new wildlife rescue
organisation that has been established on the
Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland by
experienced and dedicated wildlife carers who have
been wildlife care specialists for many years .
The objectives of our association are
- To rescue, rehabilitate and release
sick, injured and orphaned native fauna in accordance
with the Nature Conservation Act 1992 on the Atherton
Tablelands in Far North Queensland.
- To provide education to both members
and the general public regarding native wildlife through
professionally accredited and industry recognised
training programs, media representation, advertising
materials and other lawful means of communication.
- To increase the perceived value of
native fauna in the public eye.
- To ensure the accountability of
wildlife carers/rehabilitators whilst members of the
- To support and assist carers to
ensure native fauna receives the highest possible
standard of care and rehabilitation using current
research and evidence based best practice in order that
each animal shall have the best possible chance of
survival once released.
- To ensure that members are aware of
and fully abide by all provisions of the Code of
Practice for the Care of Orphaned, Sick or Injured
Protected Animals by Wildlife Care Volunteers (Nature
Conservation Act 1992).
- To operate on a not for profit basis
with all income and property of the association being
used solely in the promotion of its objects.
|Do you live on the Atherton Tablelands? Do you want to
learn more about our native animals?
Apply to join us!
Would you like to have a carer visit your community or school group to learn more about caring for native wildlife? Please contact our hotline
on 4091 7767 or email us to arrange a date.
Why the logo?
The next TWR GENERAL meeting will be held on
Sunday 11th of September commencing at 12:00PM,
located at the Atherton Community Centre in Room 17,
(opposite the TRC Shire Offices) on Mabel Street in
Atherton. The Management meeting starts at 11:00AM .
Everyone welcome to attend both meetings, we look
forward to seeing you there.
The last Snake Awareness Workshop held on 20th
March was an outstanding success, with approx 150
people attending throughout the day. We had great
feedback from people present. Some asking Ranger Dan
& Jackie when they are coming back.
It was great to see the children asking so
many questions & Tableland people be so interested
in wildlife. TWR thanks members, sponsors and
public who attended and special thanks to Ranger Dan
and Jackie for an entertaining and informative day !