The Tasmanian Wildlife Rehabilitation Council is a collective and collaborative organisation representing wildlife carers which works for the successful rehabilitation and release of native Tasmanian wildlife.
Its aims and objectives are to:
– Be a voice for all registered Tasmanian wildlife carers.
– Improve knowledge through resource-sharing across the carer network and the distribution of accurate contemporary information and research relating to all aspects of wildlife care, rescue, rehabilitation and release.
– Provide education and training opportunities to achieve consistently high standards in wildlife care and excellent welfare outcomes.
– Assist in the development of state and national Codes of Practice, ensuring Tasmanian carers to continue to meet and surpass existing codes.
– Liaise with government departments and other relevant bodies and organisations on native wildlife issues.
– Provide representation on relevant committees.
– Establish portfolio working groups and seek wider consultation to assist them in carrying out their functions.
– Increase community awareness, interest in and support of Tasmanian wildlife welfare and conservation.
– Source appropriate funding to support the Council’s work.
– Liaise with interstate councils and encourage the formation of National Wildlife Council, and provide representation for this council
– Encourage high standards of ethical conduct, honesty, integrity and compassion.