Wildlife Webinar Series

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment National Parks and Wildlife Service (DPIE NPWS), in collaboration with Wildlife Heroes, is working with the wildlife rehabilitation sector to improve standards in volunteer training and outcomes for animals in care. The work is part of the NPWS commitment to implementing its Strategy for the Volunteer Wildlife Rehabilitation Sector in NSW and the NSW Koala Strategy.


NPWS, alongside Wildlife Heroes, are delivering a series of webinars for the volunteer wildlife rehabilitations sector across various topics on wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and wildlife health. The webinars provide an opportunity for volunteer wildlife rehabilitators to connect with professionals in the field and provide an update on developments and current best practice in wildlife health.



Koala Health & Disease – Ask an Expert (Watch recording)
Emergency Animal Disease Preparedness- Foot and Mouth  (Watch recording)
Treating Turtle Shell Injuries/ Dr Robert Johnson AM  (Watch recording)
Evaluating the Health of NSW Seals/ Jane Hall (Watch recording)
Weeds in Wildlife Microbiomes: antibiotic resistant bacteria in wildlife / Professor Michelle Power (Watch recording)
Snakebite – from a local and a global perspective/ Dr Robert Johnson AM (Watch recording)
 Ecology of bare-nosed wombats/ Dr Scott Carver (Watch recording)
Pathogenesis and Treatment of Chlamydiosis in Koalas / Dr Amber Gillett    (Watch recording)
Brushtail possums: Stressors during rehabilitation and post-release outcomes / Dr Holly Cope   (Watch recording)
 Q Fever Q&A   (Watch recording)
Echidna – the different mammal / Dr Peggy Rismiller     ((Watch recording))
Wildlife Disease Management / Wildlife Health Australia and Australian Registry for Wildlife Health     ((Watch recording))
Recent and Emerging Disease in Australian Wildlife / Australian Registry of Wildlife Health    (Watch recording)
Sarcoptic Mange in Wombats / Dr Scott Carver     (Watch recording)