The code has been developed to ensure the welfare needs of these mammals 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.
Code of Practice for injured, sick and orphaned possums and gliders
The Code of Practice for Injured and Sick Possums and Gliders is intended for those authorised to rescue, rehabilitate and release possums and gliders.
- 10 August 2021
- Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
- ISBN 978-1-76058-452-8
- ID EES20210224
- File PDF 636KB
- Pages 49
- Name code-of-practice-injured-possums-210224.pdf