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Far North Queensland Wildlife Rescue Association (FNQWR) is an independent, not for profit, incorporated volunteer organisation operating under permit from the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.

FNQWR was formed in 1994 and is based in Manunda, Cairns. The organisation core mission is the rescue, care and release of native wildlife from Cardwell to Cape York.

FNQWR’s trained an committed carers work with a wide range of wildlife, including birds, mammals, marsupials, bats, reptiles and amphibians and have saved thousands of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife which would have died without our help.

FNQWR is well known for it’s 24/7 Phone Rescue service – 07 4053 4467 – which handles about 5,000 calls each year.