Code of Practice for injured, sick and orphaned wombats
The Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and Orphaned Wombats is intended for those authorised to rescue, rehabilitate and release wombats.
- 5 July 2022
- Department of Planning and Environment
Publication, Policies and guidelines, Code of practice
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 July 2018; second edition published June 2021; third edition published July 2022.