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 1500 wildlife admissions.

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What's happening at DRWS

20 August 2023

Join us as a Seasonal Member

  If you would like to experience volunteering with us using skills which you already have we would love to hear from you!  …

2 August 2023


FIRST PRIZE โ€˜Turtle Hatchingโ€™ original stretch canvas (60cm by 50cm) Generously donated by YirraKurl artist, Deborah Newenham-Coertse Valued at $450 SECOND…

1 May 2023

Give our Bushland a Boost Planting Day

We would love to see as many people as possible at this City of Gosnells planting day! There are reported to be 7.5k plants to go in the ground. It is an opportunity to get involved in community and learn about our remarkable natural areas. There is a free sausage…

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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