Injured wildlife

All native animals are protected by law.  The aim of wildlife rescue, care and rehabilitation is to care properly for the animal and rehabilitate it for release back to the natural environment.

Useful contacts

Pine Rivers Koala Care

Moreton Bay Koala Rescue

  • Phone 0401 080 333 to report an injured, sick or orphaned koala
  • 24/7 rescue and rehabilitation service for koalas across the Moreton Bay Region
  • Visit Moreton Bay Koala Rescue website

Wildlife Rescue Queensland

  • Phone 0478 901 801 to report injured wildlife
  • 24/7 rescue and rehabilitation of birds, possums and other wildlife on Bribie Island and surrounding areas
  • Visit Wildlife Rescue Queensland website

Marine Strandings Hotline

  • Phone 1300 264 625 to report a marine animal stranding
  • Includes reports of sick, injured, or dead turtles, dolphin, dugong or whales

If a dog is harassing a koala, contact Council.

For further information about first aid for wildlife, or for details of licensed wildlife carers in your area, contact the Department of Environment and Science.