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About us

Who we are and what we do

Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers Inc. is a not-for-profit network of trained volunteers that is licensed to rescue and rehabilitate sick, injured or orphaned wildlife for release back into the wild. This locally based independent organisation has been part of the Northern Rivers community since 1992.

Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers Inc. is a member of the NSW Wildlife Council.

Where are we located?

Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers Inc. is located on the far north coast of New South Wales (NSW), Australia.

We cover Ocean Shores in the north to New Italy in the south, from Byron Bay in the east to Tabulam in the west. This is one of the largest areas covered by any wildlife caring group in NSW.

Wildlife rehabilitation in NSW

In New South Wales, the rescue, rehabilitation and release of native animals is regulated by the Office of Environment & Heritage. Further information can be found here.