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.

Date
25 June 2021
Publisher
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Type
Publication, Policies and guidelines, Code of practice
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-922558-91-6
  • ID EES20210220
  • File PDF 1.1MB
  • Pages 31
  • Name code-of-practice-wombats-210220.pdf

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.