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Wildlife rescue service

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Helping sick or injured wildlife

The Redlands 24-hour Wildlife Rescue Service is a community volunteer program that responds to calls regarding sick, injured and orphaned wildlife on Redlands Coast. 

Managed by Redland City Council, the service runs 24-hours a day every day of the year. To report sick or injured wildlife phone (07) 3833 4031.

What can you expect when you call?

Our friendly, passionate volunteers will help by:

  • attending to the rescue of sick, injured or orphaned wildlife
  • providing advice to you about how you can help the sick, injured or orphaned wildlife you are concerned about
  • transporting the injured animal to a veterinary clinic or organising for it to go to a suitable wildlife carer
  • sharing their knowledge and raising awareness about wildlife movement and behaviour on Redlands Coast
  • if needed, referring you to another organisation that can best assist.

Call (07) 3833 4031 to report a sick or injured animals – 24 hours a day service.


The volunteer program is split into two services:

  • Redlands Wildlife Care Network (8.00am – 5.00pm)
  • Redlands After-hours Wildlife Ambulance (5.00pm – 8.00am)

Help our local wildlife and volunteer for Redlands Wildlife Rescue