Heraldsun.com.au - 19th June 2019

Kangaroo shot in back with arrow makes 'rare' recovery

A Kangaroo rescued after a horror arrow attack in Greenvale is recovering in leaps and bounds, but ....

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The Courier - 15th June 2019

Wildlife rescue taking a mental toll on volunteers

by Hayley Elg

ONE OF the region's most well-known animal rescuers is calling for more compassion for native animals.

Manfred Zabinskas runs the Five Freedoms Animal Rescue in Trentham......"

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Daily Mail - 30th April 2019

Bushwalker tries to rescue startled wallaby that became stuck in a pit of thick mud - but ends up calling for help after sinking in the sludge

by Zoe Zaczek

An elderly wallaby has been rescued from thick black mud after he tried to runaway from a man on a bushwalk......

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the dodo - 30th April 2019

Scared Wallaby Kept Getting Stuck Deeper And Deeper In Quicksand

by Sarah V Schweig

"I thought that during my 30 years of animal rescue work, I had been called to every rescue scenario imaginable," Manfred Zabinskas, co-owner of Five Freedoms Animal Rescue (FFAR) in Australia, wrote on Sunday. "But on Sunday.....

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Yahoo News - 29th April 2019

Delicate rescue of elderly wallaby stuck in thick mud

by Melissa Buttigieg

Incredible photos show an elderly wallaby being rescued from thick mud in Victoria.

The terrified marsupial....

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the dodo - 7th November 2018

People Notice A Tiny Face Peering Up Out Of Old Mineshaft

by Sarah V Schweig

An old abandoned mineshaft in Victoria, Australia, ended up swallowing a very scared wild animal who probably would have died without the determined help of some kind people......

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The Courier - 5th November 2018

Wallaby safely rescued from mineshaft in Invermay ....

by Ben Hopkins

After four hours on the scene, a wallaby has been rescued from a mine shaft in Invermay.

It took a combined effort from the CFA, SES and Wildlife Victoria to free the trapped wallaby......

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ABC - 25th July 2018

For the love of roos

by Jane Cowan

Rescuing kangaroos is not all cuddling joeys and happy endings. It can leave you with a dim view of humanity ........

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ABC News - 19th July 2018

Arthur the kangaroo's rescue

This adventurous kangaroo was discovered hopping around a car park.

Wildlife rescue volunteers had to tranquilise him to assess his injuries and safely relocate him.

He has since been named Arthur.

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WIN News - 5th July 2018


Residents and wildlife rescuers are outraged after finding a kangaroo shot with an arrow near Castlemaine.....

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7 News Melbourne - 27th June 2018

Kangaroo survives arrow attack

Wildlife volunteers have saved the life of a kangaroo, who was shot with an arrow in an alarming act of animal cruelty at Warrandyte....

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7 News Melbourne - 23rd June 2018

Bouncing back

There's been a happy ending to a shocking case of cruelty.

A kangaroo and her tiny joey left in agony after being shot by an arrow are now back in the wild......

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Yahoo7 News - 15th June 2018

Wombat joey found dead after mother fatally shot while eating.

A Victorian vet is trying to find the person responsible for shooting and killing a wombat carrying a joey.

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Macedon Ranges Leader - 15th May 2018

Volunteer wildlife carers facing burnout as dedication takes toll.

by Barry Kennedy

A generational change is needed among the ranks of volunteer wildlife rescuers.....

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The Sydney Morning Herald - 6 May 2018

Wild at heart: Rescuers oppose caring ban proposal

by Joe Hinchliffe

Wildlife rescuers across Victoria are incensed by the prospect of being banned from caring for injured kangaroos, wombats, possum and cockatoos under a proposal that could instead see the animals euthanised........

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The Age - 5th May 2018

Wildlife Rescue

Manfred Zabinskas, wildlife rescuer and carer at his sanctuary. He and others are furious about DWELP flagging a ban on rescuing certain kangaroos, wombats, possums and cockatoos....

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