Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and Orphaned Flying-foxes
The Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and Orphaned Flying-foxes is intended for those authorised to rescue, rehabilitate and release flying-foxes.
- 29 September 2021
- Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Publication, Policies and guidelines, Code of practice
The code has been developed to ensure the welfare needs of these flying-foxes are met and the conservation benefits stemming from their rehabilitation and release are optimised. It also aims to ensure that risks to the health and safety of volunteers rescuing and caring for these animals are reduced and easily managed.
First published in June 2021; second edition published September 2021.