How You Can Help

The pressures on our wildlife are continuing to increase and the numbers of these animals needing veterinary services is growing. We urgently need to scale up our regional capacity to care for wildlife as the extinction crisis escalates. There are a number of ways you can help, become a Friend of NRWH, a member, or donate. Every life we can save counts. Read on.


Help protect our precious wildlife.

Your generous gift will go directly towards operating a first-class wildlife hospital in the heart of the Northern Rivers at Wollongbar.

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Small donations make a big impact.


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  • Every life we save counts!
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For organisations and those who can afford a little more.


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Choose your own amount.


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  • Every life we save counts!
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The Northern Rivers Wildlife Hospital Ltd (NRWH) is an ACNC registered charity. The Australian Taxation Office has endorsed the Northern Rivers Wildlife Hospital's Public Fund as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR). Donations in excess of $2 to the Public Fund are tax deductible in Australia. All donations made to NRWH will flow into its Public Fund which is managed by a separate management committee.

Click the DONATE button above or send us an email with your donation enquiry today.

Your donation will directly help

  • Commissioning the new Wildlife Hospital
  • Building state-of-the-art rehabilitation aviaries and enclosures
  • Purchasing new medical gear (x-ray machines, hospital and ICU cages and surgical equipment)
  • Training and research for veterinary staff
  • Establishing disaster management capacity to treat and accommodate mass wildlife casualties on site.
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Become a Friend of NRWH

Friends of NRWH (Friends) is the fundraising arm of NRWH. Strategically separate from hospital operations, it’s function is to generate fundraising opportunities, sponsorship arrangements, and build other external relationships that maximise the inflow of funds.

The Friends program will also look to structure varying levels of membership of NRWH that will be advised in due course.  

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Become a Member of NRWH

Following a review of our member base in 2023, the Board of NRWH has decided not to accept additional memberships at this stage.

We will update this page when membership reopens. If you have any further questions on membership with NRWH, please contact us 


Business Sponsorship

The Northern Rivers Wildlife Hospital is always on the lookout to partner with like-minded organisations and individuals who share a desire to promote biodiversity and help our endangered wildlife. We will acknowledge all our partners in our communications, with the caveat that sponsorship is tailored for each organisation.

Sponsorships may include but is not limited to:
Sponsoring an event
Sponsoring a ‘vet’ or ‘vet nurse’ position
Assisting with maintenance of our animal transport & response vehicle
Providing or donating items of medical equipment
Providing services at a discount or ‘in-kind’
Planting a tree

Download our Sponsorship Investment Package (dated May 2024) to learn how to become a Hospital Foundation Sponsor, Major Sponsor or Wildlife Supporter and help us open the doors and save local wildlife.

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If there is interest, please contact NRWH Fundraising Manager, Julie Burton via  


Leaving a Legacy