Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and Orphaned Flying-foxes

Cover of the Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and Orphaned Flying-FoxesThe Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and  Orphaned Flying-foxes (the code) is Intended for those authorised to rescue, rehabilitate and release flying-foxes.

The code has been developed to ensure the  welfare needs of these flying-foxes are met and the conservation benefits stemming from their rehabilitation and  release are optimised. It also aims to ensure that risks to the health and safety of volunteers rescuing and caring for these animals are reduced and easily managed.

The code of practice can be downloaded from https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/-/media/OEH/Corporate-Site/Documents/Animals-and-plants/Native-animals/code-practice-injured-sick-orphaned-flying-foxes-210204.pdf and can be found in the Flying-fox section of the members forms.

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