Two Koalas in a tree.

Support Wildlife

Support Wildlife

“My heart will always beat for wildlife. Terri and I fight every day for the preservation of wildlife and wilderness – it’s our mission in life.  Our children are also taking up the challenge”

Steve Irwin

Adopt An Animal

Adopt one of Australia Zoo’s animals and play a vital role in our ongoing fight for wildlife conservation. You can make a difference!

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Wildlife Rescue

From koalas to green sea turtles, the Australia Zoo Rescue Unit is dedicated to rescuing all wildlife in need. Providing a free service to the community to rescue sick and injured wildlife.

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Crocodile Conservation

Steve Irwin began crocodile research in the 1980s and his capture and study techniques remain the world’s best to this day, these findings have contributed significantly to the knowledge base of crocodilians.

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Steve Irwin and a crocodile.

Crocodile Tracking

In partnership with the University of Queensland (UQ), Wildlife Warriors manages the largest and most successful croc research project in the world.

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Koala at the top of a branch.

Conservation Programs

Australia Zoo plays a vital role in the ongoing fight for wildlife conservation through zoological programs such as the endangered species breeding program.

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Butterfly in a rock crevice.

Conservation Properties

From our backyard in Beerwah and arid western Queensland to the far north in Cape York Peninsula. The mission is to protect and preserve Australian native wildlife and wild places.

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Conservation Projects

Steve had a vision for conservation where people and wildlife could live harmoniously alongside one another. Each and every one of our conservation projects supports this vision.

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Kangaroos standing between trees with sun coming down through leaves.

You Can Make a Difference

The task of saving wildlife seems daunting, but by aligning our consumption habits with our values, we can work towards Steve’s goal to ‘save one, save the species’.

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Get Involved

Join us in our fight for conservation. There are so many ways that each and every one of us can ensure our environment will prosper for decades to come.

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Volunteers come from all walks of life to join the Australia Zoo crew. Our volunteers play a pivotal role within the zoo environment, providing valuable support to our keepers and guests.

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Fundraising efforts help us protect wildlife and wild places in Australia and internationally, to make a real difference to our world and continue Steve’s legacy.

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The Irwin Family Croc Trip Team

Wildlife Warriors

Wildlife Warriors was established by Steve and Terri Irwin as a way to include and involve other caring people in the protection of injured, threatened or endangered wildlife.

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Steve Irwin Gala Dinner Brisbane

Steve Irwin Gala Dinner

The annual Steve Irwin Gala Dinner celebrates the life and legacy of the original Wildlife Warrior – Steve Irwin. All proceeds from this fundraising dinner go to Wildlife Warriors.

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