Providing rescue, treatment, foster care and rehabilitation for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife in North East Victoria

Please help us help our wildlife

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RECENT RESCUES AT ROWA

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Minke

Eastern Grey Kangaroo

While we do everything we can to rehabilitate these dear little souls, sometimes their Mumma needs them more than we do.

Minke, you filled our hearts with pure joy. You taught us the importance of valuing each and every moment. You gave us the opportunity to heal our hearts through deepening the love within ourselves. Most of all, you reminded us how precious life really is...priceless.

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Nina

Bare-nosed Wombat

NINA NINA (the little ballerina)

A tiny girl with a huge heart. Thank you to our local Alpine Ranger (Nina) and our council workers for checking the pouch of her deceased mum.

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Violet

Eastern Grey Kangaroo

Violet was found in the pouch of her mother on the roadside. We don't know much else about her, except that she is a very loving and confident little miss. she is thriving and loves to hop around the yard. She has recently gone  to be with her new mob getting ready for the day that she becomes a big girl and goes back to nature.

'Along life’s journey, one has the opportunity to fulfill an act of service which inevitably reaps humbling experiences in exchange for compassion, kindness and intention'

- ROWA

Our Vision

 

The first not for profit organisation dedicated to wildlife within the Alpine Shire, ROWA offers a unique, networked approach to wildlife conservation and protection. Playing a vital role in the rescue, care, rehabilitation and release of local wildlife, ROWA strives to deliver current best practice in addition to working collaboratively with carers and shelters in nearby and surrounding regions.

While ROWA is currently focused on wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, its future rescue, rehabilitation and education centre will be a major turning point for the wildlife and conservation industry in North- East Victoria, providing a well-established facility which will embrace the following roles:

 

  • A resource centre for visitors to learn about wildlife, conservation and animal welfare.

  • A welcoming space for local wildlife carers to connect and receive support and respite.

  • An education centre for Traditional Owners of this land, special needs groups and school groups to connect and collaborate through ROWA's creative and educational programs.

  • A portal for fundraising to support ROWA's mission.

Our Mission

  • Provide rescue, treatment, foster care and rehabilitation for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife within the Alpine Shire and North-East Victoria.

  • Coordinate the roles of rescuers, local vets, carers and ROWA's Shelter; providing effectiveness and efficiency, especially in emergencies.

  • Expand a network of wildlife foster carers to service local communities and surrounding regions.

  • Provide a local centre for carers; providing respite, training, funding, and access to resources to ensure best practice wildlife care.

  • Provide wildlife conservation and animal welfare education and interpretation for the local community and tourists, to foster respect for wildlife and encourage action for its protection.

  • Embrace the creative arts as a primary conduit for rebuilding human compassion towards Australian native wildlife and all animals.

ROWA is a registered charity and is proudly supported by
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DONATE TO ROWA WILDLIFE SHELTER

Reach Out Wildlife Australia is currently raising funds to open our new Wildlife Shelter and Community Hub. Please support our vision!

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HELP ROWA HELP AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE

REACH OUT WILDLIFE AUSTRALIA

WILDLIFE SHELTER

10 Tarrengower Court, Myrtleford, VIC 3737

AUSTRALIA

ABN: 55 644 275 276

Ph: 0405 193 807 Foster Care/Wildlife Reports

Ph: 0402 509 873 General Enquiries​

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