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Donations tax deductible

Bob Irwin Wildlife & Conservation Foundation Inc. has now been entered into the Register of Environmental Organisations (the Register). As a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR), donations made to the Foundation may now be eligible for a tax deduction under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth). Please give generously so that we can expand our programs to save our wildlife and the environment in which we all live.


Bob steps down from Reef campaign

Bob Irwin steps down as face of the campaign to protect the Reef from rapid industrialisation.  Australian Marine Conservation Society wishes to thank Bob Irwin for his tireless efforts as the face of the Fight for the Reef campaign. With Bob’s recent 75th birthday, and his desire to reduce media and campaign commitments, AMCS regretfully accepts his decision to hand the baton to the

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Croc Camp: Keeping the dream alive

My life’s work, together with my late son Steve, was in pioneering crocodile research in Australia. This month I turned 75, and while the word ‘retirement’ is not yet on the cards, I am mindful that I won’t always have the opportunities that I currently have at my fingertips to ensure that this work continues long after I fall off the perch.It is my hope

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Ever wondered what you can do?

Bob Irwin Wildlife & Conservation Foundation is delighted to announce that you can now help us fundraise! Create your own online Fundraising Page in your next challenge, event, celebration or tribute. All your donors can leave messages and will be receipted immediately. This is an important addition to our fundraising ability, and we would encourage work groups, schools and individuals to get involved, and

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Partnership between SeaWorld (Orlando) and Bindi Irwin

There’s been a great deal of attention about a recent partnership between my granddaughter, Bindi Irwin, and SeaWorld (Orlando), announced in the media yesterday. Neither the Bob Irwin Wildlife & Conservation Foundation Inc. nor I had any knowledge of this partnership prior to the media announcement.


Tree Roo in the Spotlight

 IMAGINE BEING ON THE LOOKOUT FOR A MYSTERIOUS ANIMAL THAT MOST AUSTRALIANS NEVER GET TO CHANCE TO SEE…IN YOUR VERY OWN BACKYARD. ON THE LOOKOUT FOR A TREE KANGAROO! TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS VERY ELUSIVE ANIMAL, BOB’S RESEARCH TEAM DECIDED TO HEAD OUT TO THE ONLY LUMHOLTZ TREE KANGAROO CENTRE IN THE WORLD TO MEET THE WONDERFUL PEOPLE BEHIND THE SCENES ENSURING

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Bob Irwin’s Statement for WA Shark Anti-Cull Rally

On 01 February Australians gathered on beaches right across Australia in a declared National Day of Action against the Western Australian shark cull. Here is a statement from Bob Irwin about the WA shark anti-cull rally written on 31st Jan 2014. WA’s shark mitigation policy has received a lot of media attention in recent weeks, and will no doubt continue to come under scrutiny

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Research Team: ‘A Turtle Retreat’

Bob carrying Charlie off Sealegs.

The Bob Irwin Wildlife and Conservation Foundation, Inc had heard positive reports about the Quoin Island Turtle Rehabilitation Centre, situated just off Gladstone. Knowing this was the only facility available to sea turtles in the region, our Research Team decided to head out to meet the team and see for ourselves the important work which they were undertaking.  A Day in the Life with

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In defence of the shark

I recently read a very profound article written by a surfer – Samuel Carmody – in reference to the West Australian Government’s decision to cull sharks following recent shark attacks on WA beaches. Thankfully, there appears to be upsurging support for the apex predators of our oceans, with thousands of people rallying to protest the Government’s reprehensible decision; however the article got me thinking

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Elephant-Human Relations Aid (EHRA)

In June 2013, conservationists Greg Johnstone and Jess Mowat went to Namibia on a project that aims to alleviate human-elephant conflict with a desert-adapted population of African Elephant (Loxodonta Africana). This is their story… Our first camp was set in the farming district of Omaruru. After the EHRA volunteer group had set camp in what were dry, drought-ridden conditions (Aljazeera News: http://aje.me/19IkG1j), a heart-stopping

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