May 31, 2024

Registered wildlife carers have been invited by the State Government to apply for grants under a $500,000 scheme.

Individual wildlife carers can apply for grants of up to $10,000, and wildlife care organisations can apply for grants of up to $25,000.

The funding will help existing or new wildlife carers and wildlife organisations with current and valid rehabilitation permits to provide services that benefit sick, injured or orphaned wildlife.

Eligible applicants include individuals and not for profit organisations that:

  • Hold a current Queensland rehabilitation permit as an individual wildlife rehabilitator or wildlife care group
  • Are conducting or intend to conduct rehabilitation activities in accordance with their rehabilitation permit issued by the department.

The grants will cover training expenses, care equipment such as enclosures and shelters, hospital and feeding consumables, food and food preparation and storage equipment.

More information is available online

Applications close at 4:00pm on July 9.


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