We're a not-for-profit, volunteer organisation that treats, cares for and rehabilitates Australian native wildlife.

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Darling Range Wildlife Shelter is a volunteer, not-for-profit organisation whose purpose is to rehabilitate native wildlife and promote the value of biodiversity.

DRWS volunteers rescue, provide care and rehabilitate Australian native wildlife in need including threatened, endangered and migratory species. Our aim is to work towards their release back into their natural environment. Each year we record around 1000 wildlife admissions.

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What's happening at DRWS

12 July 2018

We need your support

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted as one of 35 projects from over 500 applications for an Australian Ethical Community Grant! The grant will provide funding to assist DRWS in the treatment, care and rehabilitation of wildlife. Our project aims to give Australian native waterbirds an environment which is…

10 June 2018

We are Fundraising with Entertainment Books

Darling Range Wildlife Shelter is raising funds. Order and receive your NEW 2018 | 2019 Entertainment Membership! Your 2017 | 2018 Entertainment Membership expired on 1 June 2018. Please continue supporting our fundraising by purchasing the 2018 | 2019 Entertainment Membership from us today. Hundreds of great value offers…

10 June 2018

National Volunteer Week 2018

National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration held throughout Australia during May to promote and show appreciation for all volunteers and their efforts. In 2018 the National Volunteer Week theme was – Give a Little, Change a Lot! At DRWS our volunteers contribute over 45 000 hours each year towards…

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Our Sponsors & Supporters

DRWS would not be able to do the work it does without the generous support of the community. In particular we would like to express our appreciation to the following:

  • Total Waste Disposal
  • Dial a Bin
  • Pollen Strategy