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Don’t just get angry…..make a donation. 3 charities making a huge difference to wildlife

In reading an article in Mongabay today I felt my stomach knot up. It highlights the problem that I’ve witnessed for the past 14 years. The large percentage of conservation dollars around the world still goes to scientific study by large not for profits whose motives are clearly not on solving the problems at hand, […]

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Confessions of a conservation insider

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Once upon a time I was a wildlife conservation ‘civilian’ and was really confused about how I could help animals in the most effective way. I used to get mailings with pictures of all sorts of animals that had been rescued from one place or another, sometimes I even got cool things like stickers or […]

Our recent visit to see the gibbons released at Angkor Wat

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During my recent visit to Cambodia with fellow board member, Kari Barnard, we made a last minute decision to fly to Siem Reap to check on the progress of two gibbon families – the first to be reintroduced into the wild in Cambodia. Our trip lasted less than 24 hours but we were able to […]

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Why what we do matters…

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Every time I come back from Cambodia after visiting the animals and projects we support I’m re-energised and reminded of why all the work in fundraising and awareness building is so worth it! Let’s face it, very few people actually enjoy fundraising, but I find with my passion rekindled it’s just natural to tell the […]

Gibbons and langurs returning to the forests surrounding Angkor Wat

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The Angkor Temple Complex contains some of the oldest forests in Cambodia. During the 1980s and 1990s much of the wildlife living there have been driven out due to over-hunting. Our partners, Wildlife Alliance have been working relentlessly to rewild the forest, and many species are beginning to return. Read more at the Guardian…

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Tickets now available for Wine for Wildlife!

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THURSDAY, 8 OCTOBER 2015, 6PM – 8PM, MATILDA BAY RESTAURANT CRAWLEY, $25 Download the flyer Join us for an evening of wine tasting and a chance to meet the winemakers from premium vineyards such as Pierro, Moss Wood, Wills Domain, Alkoomi and many more. Sponsored by Ross and Ronnie Lawrence of Fine Wine Wholesalers in […]

Wildlife trafficking and our national security

Our organisation is supported largely by people who love wildlife and nature and by some who appreciate that we fund poverty alleviation in areas prone to poaching. With the massive explosion of wildlife trafficking over the past few years, and increasing evidence that some of the profits are being used to fund activities of militant […]

Donation awarded by the Dick Smith Foods Foundation

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We are absolutely chuffed to have received a $20,000 donation from Dick Smith for placing 5th in a nationwide contest which awarded $1 million dollars to 70 charities over the past year. During the second round of the contest, which required the public to ‘vote’ for their favourite charity by sending in photos of themselves […]

Lucky’s recovery, online auction of her art

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For our first blog entry we thought it only fitting to let our readers know how grateful we are that our beloved elephant, Lucky, who is in the care of our partner charity, Wildlife Alliance at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center in Cambodia, appears to be recovering from a life threatening illness which she […]