If you find a bat in trouble, you need to find a bat carer as soon as possible. Here are some links that may help:

General wildlife care groups in Australia

 

Bat carers in USA

Tolga Bat Hospital - Powerline Rescue

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BAT CARERS IN AUSTRALIA This list is in its early stages of development. The listings for each state are organised geographically, beginning in the north and moving south. Please contact us if you would like to be put on this list. Australian Fauna Care has contact information for over 250 wildlife rehabilitators, groups and shelters across Australia. Please let us know if you try one of these numbers and it is no longer operational.

QUEENSLAND area code 07

 

REGION

LOCATION

BAT VACCINATED GROUP OR INDIVIDUAL PERMIT HOLDER (IPH)

24 HR HELPLINE

LANDLINE
MOBILE

CONTACT PERSON

FAR NORTH QLD

 

Cape Tribulation

 

 

4090 7284

Tony and Cheryl

      4098 0063 Hugh Spencer

Port Douglas

 

 

4098 7502

Annie Schoenberger

Cairns

Far North Queensland Wildlife Rescue

4053 4467

 

 

Kuranda

 

 

Atherton Tablelands

Tolga Bat Hospital (TBH)

4091 2683

0408 845 588

Jenny Maclean

Mission Beach

Wildcare

0439 687 272

4068 9996

 

Cardwell

TBH

 

4066 0232

Daryl Dickson

NORTH-WEST QLD

Mt Isa

BCRQ

 

4748 4850
0447 731 135

Sandra Hagan

 

Mt Isa

IPH

 

4743 5773

Joyce Brogden

NORTH and CENTRAL QLD

Townsville

North Queensland Wildlife Care Inc

0429 962 812

 

Dominique Thiriet & Jon Luly

IPH

 

0439 478 140

Peter/spotter catcher

Charters Towers     0427 294 244 Priska

Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island Wildlife Care Station

4758 1457

0400 243 842

Darrie Lisle

Whitsundays

Fauna Rescue Whitsundays Assoc

4947 3389

0401 033 556
4947 3034

 

Mackay

IPH

0427 158640

4951 4557

Fay Patterson

Rockhampton

Wildlife Carers Network

0408 989 043

4927 2878

Taryn Jones

Yeppoon

IPH & BCRQ

 

4938 3141

Val Dworzak

Calliope

 

 

4975 7612

Suzanne & Henry Grzegorski

Chinchilla

Wildlife Rescue

0427741799

0477 429 172

Ivan Ednay

Tara

IPH

0438 123793

4665 3729

Christine Mansell

Roma

IPH

 

4623 1097
0419 738 994

Judith Collins

Emerald

 

 

0428 332 524

Louise Kupper

Maryborough

 

 

4121 3146

Val & Natalie Richardson

 

Bundaberg to Mayborough

Qld Wildlife Carers & Volunteers Assoc.

4159 6431

0439 502 228

Christine Wynn

SOUTH-EAST QLD

Gold Coast, Brisbane, Gympie

Wildcare Australia

5527 2444

 

Karen Scott

SUNSHINE COAST

Sunshine Coast

Bat Rescue Inc via WILVOS helpline

5541 6200

 

 

Maleny

 

5494 3140

Carmel Givens & Ridley Kennedy

Gympie to Bundaberg

 

5485 0595

0417 078 432

Rachel Lyons

Nambour

 

 

0419 919 000

Delicia Williams

Gympie to Hervey Bay

Australian Bat Clinic

 5563 0333

0411 411 645

Paula Rowlands

Noosa

Noosa & District Bats

5485 3393

 

Jan Davies

Beerwah

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

1300 369 652

 

 

Woodford

Bats Qld

0407859742

5422 9571

Gabrielle Friebe

GREATER BRISBANE

Ipswich, Logan, Moreton, Redlands, Brisbane regions

RSPCA Wildlife Ambulance

1300 ANIMAL

 

 

Bat Conservation & Rescue Qld (BCRQ)

0488 228 134

 

Louise Saunders

Orphaned Native Animal Rear & Release (ONARR)

3030 2245

0419 105 436

Dee Smith

 

0417 440 746
0410 446 902

Vanessa Gorecki
Micah Hoogland

Dayboro

Pine Rivers Koala Care

0401 350 799

0411 472 789

Madonna O’Brien

Dayboro

Wildcare

 

0401 685 483

Anika Lehmann

GOLD COAST

Gold Coast to NSW border, Scenic Rim

Australian Bat Clinic

5563 0333

 

Trish Wimberley

Gold Coast

Bats Qld

0447 222 889

 

Gavin Miles

LOCKYER VALLEY

Fordsdale

Bats Qld

4697 5177

 

Peter Richards

 

 

Gatton

FAUNA

1300 328621

5466 4144

Sue Holmes

Murphy’s Creek

Wildlife Rescue, Rehab & Education Assoc. Inc.

0407 028540

4630 5208

Trish Lee Hong

TOOWOOMBA DARLING DOWNS

 

Wildlife Carers Darling Downs

0408 982 096

4698 2096

 

Marcia Abraham

SOUTHERN QLD

Warwick

Warwick Wildlife

0447 108 619

 

Lyn Prowse-Bishop

 

Stanthorpe

Granite Belt Wildlife Carers

0418 144 073

 

Betty Balch

SOUTH –WEST QLD

 

 

 

0407 240 365

Jeff and Desley Salmon

 


NEW SOUTH WALES / ACT area code 02

ACT Kirstie Hawkins   0406 906 812 RSPCA  
Tweed Valley   6672 4789   Tweed Valley Wildlife Carers  
Woolgoolga   6649 1008   WIRES Woolgoolga  
Lismore   6628 1898   WIRES Northern Rivers  
Northern Rivers   6628 1866   Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers  
Nambucca, Bowraville Macksville     0500 553 155 WIRES Coffs Harbour & Districts  
Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Urunga, Dorrigo     1300 094 737 WIRES Coffs Harbour & Districts  
Mudgee Joan Hills


0408 wombat 0408 966 228 Wildlife Carers Network - Central West email
Armidale
    1800 008 290 Northern Tablelands Wildlife Carers Inc.  
Maclean
    02 6643 4055 WIRES Clarence Valley  
Tamworth     0500 855 333 WIRES Central Northern  
Taree Karen Shepherd 6557 0809 0409 900641 FAWNA email
Cobar     0428 263 322 WIRES Cobar  
Dubbo     0500 844 995 WIRES Dubbo  
Bathurst area
  6331 1066   WIRES Central West  
Bilgola Plateau
Lyn Millett 9918 6875   Northern Beaches Branch of WIRES email
Central Coast
  4323 2326   WIRES Central Coast  
    4577 2669   WIRES Hawkesbury  
Lower Hunter Marcus & Kaye Holdsworth  

O400 320 600

0431 803 703

Professional Australian Wildlife Services (PAWS) email
Gosford Kerryn

4365 3232

4325 0666?

0407 951 993 Wildlife ARC  
Sydney   9413 4300   Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Service  
Sydney   8977 3333   WIRES Sydney  
Blue Mountains
  4754 2946   WIRES Blue Mountains
Minnamurra Sandra Leonard 42378857   WIRES Illawarra email
Illawarra   4285 5630   WIRES Illawarra
 
Narooma   0427 020 327   WIRES Mid South Coast  
Bowral   4862 1788   WIRES Wingecarribee  
    8977 3333   WIRES Wollondilly  
Grenfell, Cowra, Young, Forbes and districts   6341 3399   WIRES Weddin-Lachlan  
South Coast NSW Gerardine Hawkins

44231635   Native Animal Network Association  
Tumut   6949 5999   WIRES Snowy Mountains  
Goulburn   4822 3888   WIRES Southern Tablelands  
Eden   6495 4150   WIRES Far South East
 
Wagga Wagga   6921 5135   WIRES Riverina  
Thurgoona   0427 493 716 47   WIRES Murray River  

VICTORIA area code 03

Sunbury Michelle Manhal   0418 387 424 Eaglehawk Rehabilitation Centre email
Melbourne

Megan Davidson 9380 5062 ah 9479 5798 bh 0419 805 062 Friends of Bats (Field Naturalists Club of Victoria) email
  Bev Brown        
Melbourne RACV Wildlife Connect 13 11 11      
Melbourne & Victoria Tamsyn Hogarth   0409 530 541 24 hours Fly by Night  
Frankston Michelle Thomas   0435 822 699 Animalia  


NORTHERN TERRITORY area code 08

Darwin Mignon Mchendrie 8988 6121 0412910975   email
  Jo Neyens 8988 4564 h
8943 3275 w
0429 895 755   email
  Toni Mitchell 8983 1146 h 0402 341 323   email
  Lunar Eclipse   0402 088 164   email
  Damien Milne        

WESTERN AUSTRALIA area code 08

Broome Jan Martin 9193 7489 0408 860 022    
Esperance Sharon-lee Colgate   0419 772 443    
All W.A. Wildcare Helpline 9474 9055 (24 hr)      
All W.A. Kanyana 9291 3900      

Adelaide Mary Crichton   0422 182 443    
  Jan Virgo   0408 075 279    
           


 

 

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