NQ Wildlife Care is a voluntary organisation and we always welcome new members! Please join and help us care for wildlife in North Queensland or support us in other ways. 

Become a member today

Please scroll down for the membership form and tiers

What your membership includes

  • Specialised training at minimal pricings 
  • Wildlife food and other supplies at reduced cost
  • NQWC Group Rehabilitation Permit/LICENCE (for new members approved by the relevant species coordinator) Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit.
  • Voluntary Workers Personal Accident Insurance (for 12 years old and over)
    Newsletter and regular updates

10 great reasons to join NQ Wildlife Care 

  • Passionate Community: NQ Wildlife Care is home to a passionate and dedicated community of individuals who share a deep love for wildlife. Joining allows you to connect with like-minded people who are committed to the well-being of animals.
  • Hands-On Learning: The organization provides valuable hands-on learning experiences in wildlife care and rehabilitation. You’ll have the opportunity to develop practical skills in animal handling, medical care, and habitat preservation.
  • Contribute to Conservation: By joining NQ Wildlife Care, you actively contribute to conservation efforts. Your involvement helps protect and rehabilitate local wildlife, contributing to the overall biodiversity and ecological balance in your area.
  • Training and Education: NQ Wildlife Care offers training programs and educational resources to its members. You’ll have access to workshops, seminars, and materials that enhance your understanding of wildlife biology, behavior, and conservation.
  • Meaningful Impact: Your involvement makes a meaningful impact on the lives of injured or orphaned animals. Through rehabilitation and release programs, you play a crucial role in giving wildlife a second chance at survival in their natural habitat.
  • Networking Opportunities: Joining the organization provides excellent networking opportunities. You’ll connect with professionals in the field of wildlife care creating valuable relationships that can open doors to further opportunities in your career or volunteer work.
  • Advocacy and Awareness: NQ Wildlife Care actively engages in advocacy and awareness campaigns. By becoming a member, you become a voice for wildlife, participating in efforts to raise awareness about the importance of conservation and responsible interaction with the environment.
  • Satisfaction of Making a Difference: Knowing that your efforts directly contribute to the well-being of animals and the preservation of natural habitats can bring immense personal satisfaction. Joining NQ Wildlife Care allows you to make a positive difference in the world.
  • Personal Growth: In addition to acquiring practical skills, your involvement in wildlife care can lead to personal growth. Overcoming challenges, developing empathy, and learning to work collaboratively are just a few ways in which you can grow as an individual through your experiences with NQ Wildlife Care.
  • Fulfilling Volunteer Experience: For those seeking a fulfilling volunteer experience, NQ Wildlife Care provides a unique and rewarding opportunity. The sense of fulfillment that comes from helping animals in need can be a powerful motivator and source of joy in your life.

All Australian native wildlife is protected in Queensland.

You need a Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit/license to care for them.

Membership NQ Wildlife Care INC

Select Your Payment Cycle
Select Your Payment Cycle
Select Your Payment Cycle
Membership Sign-Up NQ Wildlife
usernames cannot be changed so please don't use a non-permanent email address as your username
    Strength: Very Weak
    NQ Wildlife code of conduct

    All members of NQWC agree to the following:
    1. to support NQWC’s core values and to comply with its policies, procedures and Code of Conduct (see below);
    2. to comply with the Code of Practice – Care of Sick, Injured or Orphaned Protected Animals in Queensland, as well as with the legislation that governs NQWC’s activities including the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Qld), the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001(Qld) and relevant regulations.
    3. to comply with all reasonable instructions and advice provided by the Management Committee and the relevant species coordinators;
    4. to report all native animals in their care, whether they have an individual permit or are under a group permit, to the relevant NQWC species coordinator;
    5. to maintain records about all native animals in their care on WildMan;
    6. NQWC members who are also members of another wildlife group should be mindful that any native animal they have received via NQWC (eg. when asked by NQWC member to rescue or care for animal) must be reported to the relevant NQWC coordinator and recorded on NQWC Wildman;
    7. to pass on animals into another person’s care only if authorised by the coordinator to do so and only if the other person has the appropriate training/experience and permit;
    8. to provide a copy of their rehabilitation and/or damage mitigation permit, if any, to the Membership Officer;
    9. to attend training for the species they care for at least yearly;
    10. all activities undertaken by members are completely voluntary and are at their own expense and risk;
    11. NQWC group permit and insurance will cover only persons named on the application form.
    Serious, deliberate and/or repeated breaches of any of these conditions may result in cancellation of membership.
    Please note:
    All children under 12 years of age are able to attend training, but unfortunately due to insurance requirements, are unable to become members of NQWC.

    Select Your Payment Gateway
    How you want to pay?
    Payment Summary

    Your currently selected plan : , Plan Amount :
    Coupon Discount Amount : , Final Payable Amount:

    Note: After submitting this form please wait for the payment to be finalised and do not click on the Submit button again or reload the page to avoid multiple membership payments. If you have any concerns regarding payments, please contact info@nqwildlife.org.au.
    nq wildlife rescue

    Some of the animals we care for

    We rehabilitate to release!
    We give our wildlife the best possible chance of surviving once released back into the wild

    Become Member Today!

    Get Involved