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.
- 11 November 2021
- Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
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.
First published in August 2021; reprinted November 2021 with corrections to sections 8.3 and 8.4.