rescue contacts

There are many organisations throughout Australia that will help with the rescue of wombats. Please refer to the list below for your nearest rescue organisation or contact us at info@wombatprotection.org.au with any questions.

If you find an orphaned or injured wombat please keep it warm and put it in a dark, quiet space in order to relieve stress. DO NOT feed it and immediately call one of the rescue contacts listed below.


NSW

Cedar Creek Wombat Rescue Inc & Hospital
Hunter Valley
0429 482 551

Fourth Crossing Wildlife 
Northern Rivers
0416 014 466

LAOKO
Looking After Our Kosciusko Orphans (South of Canberra)
02 6456 1313

Majors Creek Wombat Refuge
02 4846 1333

NARG Native Animal Rescue Group 
02 4846 1900

Native Animal Trust Fund inc.
Wildlife Rescue Service
Hunter Valley
0418 628 483

Wildlife Aid
Upper Hunter
0447 667 737

Wildlife A.R.C
Central Coast NSW
02 4325 0666

Wildlife Carers Network
Mudgee (boundary of Central West and Orana) about 150km north of Lithgow
02 6299 196
0408 966 228

Wildlife Rescue Far South Coast
0417 238 921

Wildlife Rescue South Coast
0418 427 214

WIRES 
1 300 094 737


Regions:

Blue Mountains – 02 4754 2946 (Central West & Sydney)
Central Coast – 02 4323 2326
Central Northern – 13 00 131 554 (Northern Inland)
Central West – 1300 094 737
Far South East – 02 6495 4150
Hawkesbury – 02 4577 2669 (North West Sydney)
Illawarra – 02 4285 5630
Mid South Coast – 0427 020 327
Riverina – 02 6921 5135
Snowy Mountains – 02 6449 5999 (Southern Inland – South of Canberra)
Southern Tablelands – 02 4822 3888 (Southern Inland-between Sydney and Canberra)
Wingecarribee – 02 4862 1788 (Southwest Sydney between Sydney, Southern inland, Illawara)
Wollondilly – 02 4684 1656 (South West Sydney)


ACT

Wild Care Inc 
Rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing Australian native wildlife
02 6299 1966

Wildlife Hotline
0432 300 033


TAS

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
0447 264 625 (24 hours / 7 days)

Tasmanian Wildlife Rehabilitation Council – Forth
03 64293348

Injured and Orphaned Wildlife – Wildlife Management Branch (DPIPWE)  Hobart  
03 6165 4305

Mange Reports:

Wombat Rescue Tasmania – Kelso, North Tasmania
Mob. 0419 585 001


QLD

There are no wombats in Queensland except in Epping Forrest – the Queensland Parks & Forrest Service Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat Translocation Project


SA

Fauna Rescue of South Australia
Hotline 0412 998 941   (24 hour)

Kangaribilli Sanctuary   
08 8280 7223  (24 hour)
Mob. 0438 280 542 (24 hour)

Wombat Awareness Organisation
Mob. 0458 737 283  (24 hour)


VIC

Help For Wildlife
Provide a 24 hours State wide service
0477 555 611

Wildlife Victoria
03 8400 7300

Mange Management Inc
Covers all of Victoria
Inquiries regarding treatment and advice for wombats suffering with mange
0431 600 125


WA

Nature Base for all native animals
It is highly unlikely that wombats will be seen in this area, however you may come across tiny pockets of wombats near the border
08 9474 9055


NT

There are no wombats in the Northern Territory