Injured Wildlife

Injured wildlife in the ACT

Transport Canberra and City Services

To report any injured wildlife, accidents involving wildlife or carcasses on road sides you should contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81. Be sure to explain whether the animal is dead or alive and its exact location.

Kangaroo Information

Transport Canberra and City Services

Information on kangaroo management in the ACT, kangaroo monitoring, advice on avoiding road accidents with kangaroos, what to do when a kangaroo is in a suburban area, or is injured.

Kangaroos cross roads

Transport Canberra and City Services

Information about kangaroos on roads, advice on what to do if you are involved in an accident with a kangaroo and how the ACT Government is working to reduce road accidents with kangaroos.

ACT Wildlife

Non- Government

ACT Wildlife are the only registered carer organisation for native wildlife in the ACT.  Any injured animals, excluding Kangaroos and snakes are to be reported to them. Contact ACT Wildlife on 0432 300 033.

Wildcare Queanbeyan


Wildcare is a Queanbeyan based, registered charity managed by volunteers who are dedicated to the preservation of Australian native wildlife. Their main objectives are to rescue and rehabilitate sick, injured or orphaned native Australian animals.

Wildlife first aid


Find information on what to do if you find injured wildlife. Details on what to do when you find a bird, possum, kangaroo or wallaby, echidna, wombat, frog, snake or lizard.

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