For Australian Wildlife Needing Aid
Is licensed by the National Parks & Wildlife Division of the NSW Department of Planning and Environment to operate in Port Macquarie-Hastings, Kempsey and MidCoast local government areas. Learn More

In the 12 months ending 30/06/2022, FAWNA's wildlife callouts consisted of

Unsuitable environments - e.g. around homes
Domestic Animal Attacks
Collisions with motor vehicles
Abandoned or Orphaned Animals

Aims of FAWNA

To rehabilitate native wildlife for return to their natural environment

To relocate native wildlife which is under threat or causing distress to the public into its natural habitat

To train volunteer members to carry out rescue and the care of native wildlife

To alleviate the suffering of injured, sick or orphaned wildlife

To encourage the protection of native wildlife and their environment

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FAWNA has a 24/7 hotline


PLEASE NOTE: FAWNA cannot take requests for help for our wildlife via our website or via social media as they are only checked every couple of days and we want to get assistance for our wildlife ASAP.

If you see a sick or injured native animal that needs assistance call our 24 hr hotline on the number below.

Call our Rescue line on 0265 814141

FAWNA is a registered charity

ANC Charity LogoFAWNA is a registered charity organisation and has been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

If you donate $2 or more to FAWNA, you can claim a tax deduction.

If you wish to make a donation of supplies or goods to FAWNA please contact us via our contact form.

Learn more about donating to FAWNA


Other Mammals Care Course

Date: Sunday 7 July 2024
Time: 9.30am- 4pm
Presenters: Cheryl Winner & Moira Sirett
Venue: Taree Showground, 24 Muldoon Street. Taree.2430
Bookings open: 1 May 2024
Full details here

Flying Fox Care Course

Date: Sunday 28 July 2024
Time: 9.30am- 4pm
Presenters: Rachel Smethurst
Venue: Kendall Community Centre, 19 Comboyne St, Kendall NSW 2439
Full details here

Macropod Care Course

When: Sunday 25th August 2024
Where:  Kendall Community Centre, 19 Comboyne St, Kendall NSW 2439
Presenters: Meredith Ryan & Cheryl Winner
Full details here

Possum & Glider Care Course

When: Sunday 15th September 2024
Where:  Kendall Community Centre, 19 Comboyne St, Kendall NSW 2439
Presenters: Cheryl Winner & Jill Eagleton
Full details here

Rescue & Immediate Care Course

When: Sunday 20th October 2024
Where:  Kendall Community Centre, 19 Comboyne St, Kendall NSW 2439
Presenters: Meredith Ryan & Other FAWNA Members
Full details here

General Meetings

When: Sunday 18th August 2024
Where:  Kendall Community Centre, 19 Comboyne St, Kendall NSW 2439
Time: 11 am – 3 pm

Did you know last reporting year, the 12 months ending 30/06/2022 FAWNA had

Calls to our rescue hotline
Wildlife rescue callouts
Interactions with animal groups
Days of care for Native Wildlife



We are a licensed volunteer wildlife rescue & rehabilitation group operating in NSW's mid-north coast

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🌿🦘🌺Update on Spring and Autumn, the Twin Eastern Grey Joey's!🌺 🦘🌿We are thrilled to share that these two adorable Joey's are growing in leaps and bounds, thanks to the loving care of our dedicated carer. They are thriving and enjoying their time outdoors, especially when they are entertained by the playful little Swamp Wallaby Abby, who zoomies around them. It's heartwarming to see the them bond and interact with their wild surroundings.Your support makes moments like these possible. Thank you for being part of their journey and helping us give them the best care possible. Stay tuned for more updates on their progress!🌿💕#fawnanswinc #caringforourwildlife #SpringAndAutumn #helpus #donatetoday ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟This Volunteer Week, we express our deepest gratitude to all the amazing volunteers who selflessly dedicate their time to assist FAWNA with rescuing, caring for, and providing phone rescues for Australian native animals. Your commitment to helping our wildlife is truly inspiring and invaluable. Thank you for being the backbone of our rescue efforts and for making a difference in the lives of our precious native animals. We couldn't do it without you! ❤️🦘🦉🦇#VolunteerWeek#WildlifeRescue#ThankYouVolunteers ... See MoreSee Less
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🌿🦘Spring and Autumn, the dynamic duo of twin Eastern Grey Joey Kangaroos! 🦘🌿Under the loving care of their dedicated FAWNA carer, these joeys are thriving and growing stronger every day. Follow their heartwarming journey as they hop, play and explore the world around them! 🦘💕#Fawna Wildlife Rescue #kangaroolove #SpringAndAutumn #wildlifeheroes ... See MoreSee Less
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