Our Story

As we move through the 21st Century, conservation of wildlife has become a flagship for change, as the destruction of rainforest becomes a major driver of global warming. Whilst talk of broad scale solutions dominate political agendas, we continue to see very little on ground action, or the necessary effective large scale activities from either governments or large well established Non-Government Organisations (NGO). Projects that genuinely support this required change are largely undertaken by small species specific NGOs, many of whom fight to protect small habitat areas critical to their species.

Protection of forest is critical to life and the current rate of destruction cannot be sustained. This is not only scientifically proven but to the average person is plainly apparent as the consequences of global warming devastate communities. We know it needs to stop and on a personal level most of us are prepared to start making those small changes. But will it be too little too late?

Wildlife Asia is a collaboration between grass roots but highly effective conservation organisations. These organisations have grown and developed as both lean and efficient, generating significant funding for species focused projects throughout South East Asia. Recognising the need to address the large scale conservation initiatives, it makes sense to pool resources and administrate under one banner. Wildlife Asia also provides the opportunity to present to donors a broader focused delivery and more appealing sponsorship and donation options.

We hope that our supporters will agree with this new and enterprising approach to wildlife conservation and that Wildlife Asia can become a recognisable and trusted brand through the demonstration of genuine and successful projects that truly improve the state of our planet.

Welcome on board as we work together for a sustainable future!



Wildlife Asia
Association: A1015623S
Charitable Collections License: 21341
Register of Environmental Organisations 4.12.12 (Proof of Tax Deductibility)
ABN: 32 143 935 769

The primary objective of Wildlife Asia is the protection and enhancement of the natural habitat of orangutans, gibbons, Asian rhinos, bears, elephants, tigers and other Asian wildlife.

Wildlife Asia is a not for profit association raising funds in Australia
to increase conservation contribution, capacity and efficiency for wildlife conservation.

Wildlife Asia and its field programs are active, throughout South East Asia in:
• habitat protection (in particular tropical rainforest),
• wildlife conservation (in particular orangutan, rhino, bear, gibbon, elephant and tiger), and
• sustainable development for local communities.

Wildlife Asia member organisations include:

  • The Orangutan Project
  • The Silvery Gibbon Project
  • The Asian Rhino Project
  • Free the Bears
  • International Elephant Project

More about Wildlife Asia

We now have a shining example of how like minded charities can work together to increase their direct and real on the ground contributions to the conservation and welfare of wildlife.

The Orangutan Project, The Asian Rhino Project, Free the Bears and The Silvery Gibbon Project, all long standing Registered Australian Environmental Organisations with Tax Deductible Status, have joined to form a new umbrella organisation called ‘Wildlife Asia’. The primary objective of Wildlife Asia is to increase: conservation contribution, capacity and efficiency for wildlife conservation.

Wildlife in Asia is reaching a crisis point. Due to habitat loss and poaching many species have their backs against the wall. This new holistic approach will give the Australian private, philanthropist and business communities the opportunity to contribute to broad reaching support for wildlife in Asia, backed by four of Australia’s premier conservation charities. Already formed by four of the most efficiency conservation charities within Australia, Wildlife Asia will create even more efficiencies through ‘shared services’, to ensure that even more of every dollar raised can go straight to the field.

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  • 27/May/2016 08:39
  • Today, activists, conservationists, environmentalists, government officials and the Bupati of Aceh T
    27/May/2016 05:52
  • Quiz nights coming to a town near you! In Canberra, The Orangutan Project will host an event on June
    27/May/2016 02:06
  • This is the grand vision for the efforts to date in Karen State, Myanmar. An indigenous-run protecte
    27/May/2016 01:54
  • And they waste no time at all getting down to business! Love your work Kidscutpalmoil!
    19/May/2016 04:46
  • The Kidscutpalmoil crew are on their way to Leuser for the trip of a lifetime!! Time to experience t
    19/May/2016 04:45
  • Congratulations to all the award winners and the Beyond the Haze team for putting on a great event l
    13/May/2016 07:23
  • Another calf has been born at SRS and this time it's a girl! Congratulations to everyone involved :)
    13/May/2016 01:29
  • 08/May/2016 11:43
  • Still time to pick up a last minute gift today! Email kelly.dunford@wildlifeasia.org.au
    07/May/2016 00:24
  • New arrivals at the Javan Gibbon Centre. Spreading the word can really help with voluntary donations
    04/May/2016 08:45
  • Protect all animals great and small, horns and all, at the RSPCA Million Paws Walk Sunday 15th May!
    03/May/2016 09:57
  • We’ve been selected to participate in Local Matters at Grill’d Hillarys this May! Local Matters
    03/May/2016 09:45
  • Wildlife Asia would like to congratulate the incredibly passionate and tenacious Farwiza Farhan on h
    03/May/2016 03:24
  • Don't forget to get your orders in ready for Mothers Day next Sunday!
    01/May/2016 10:07
  • 'Green Eyes' is a new song launched on #EarthDay in collaboration with Racing Extinction photographe
    24/Apr/2016 12:05
  • Don't forget your Mum this Mother Day, Sunday 8th May! Give your mum a meaningful present this Moth
    24/Apr/2016 05:23
  • Learn, get active, save the planet! 'Green Eyes' is a new song launched on #EarthDay in collaboratio
    22/Apr/2016 11:54
  • 22/Apr/2016 00:40
  • 21/Apr/2016 07:41
  • PLEASE READ AND SHARE. Just heard the heartbreaking news that a bull elephant was found dead at one
    20/Apr/2016 10:54
  • We are delighted to welcome on board these incredible kids as our very first Youth Ambassadors. As p
    17/Apr/2016 08:37
  • A great move by President Joko Widodo!
    15/Apr/2016 10:51
  • 15/Apr/2016 03:20
  • Leading by example in more ways than one. Hunter Hall and Australian Ethical are both incredible sup
    11/Apr/2016 07:18


  • I believe in @_WilderGreen. Listen here: https://t.co/dPrsnCEtgV #EarthDay #GreenEyes #SaveLeuserEcosystemSat Apr 23 11:00:52 +0000 2016
  • 100% of this song's proceeds go to protecting wildlife in Leuser. Listen here and support: https://t.co/dPrsnCEtgV #EarthDay #GreenEyesFri Apr 22 11:53:32 +0000 2016
  • What an amazing bunch of people working their butts off to #SaveLeuserEcosystem. This is just one of many milestones https://t.co/eaL6SHQdPSWed Mar 30 06:07:33 +0000 2016
  • @LeoDiCaprio shining the spotlight on Leuser. Thank you! #SaveLeuserEcosystem https://t.co/2v3IJIYNUtWed Mar 30 06:04:41 +0000 2016
  • Thanks for joining us Perth! #RacingExtinction #StartWith1Thing Stay tuned for the next screening and let's go big! https://t.co/QDZn3OGwD5Mon Mar 07 07:07:49 +0000 2016
  • Perth Premiere of #RacingExtinction Sat March 5! Come on down and #StartWith1Thing. Tix @ https://t.co/lMJTqy5hBl https://t.co/T050IkDIusWed Mar 02 03:08:56 +0000 2016
  • Wildlife Asia thanks the following supporters of Racing Extinction in the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/aEsyy4so0k https://t.co/Jq4xoRpbYTFri Jan 29 09:55:21 +0000 2016
  • Wildlife Asia thanks the following supporters of Racing Extinction in the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/aEsyy4so0k https://t.co/BfV3pLtzONWed Jan 27 21:55:18 +0000 2016
  • Wildlife Asia thanks the following supporters of Racing Extinction in the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/aEsyy4so0k https://t.co/kPUtRn12E8Wed Jan 27 03:43:40 +0000 2016
  • Just 24 left! We've combined your favourite perks into the 24hr POWER PACK! Just need to sell 10 and we've made it! https://t.co/aEsyy4so0kSun Jan 24 07:49:40 +0000 2016
  • Want to see just how much damage we've done? Check this out. https://t.co/l01J24a4PK Forest loss in Indonesia in OUR lifetime is horrific!Mon Jan 18 07:26:05 +0000 2016
  • Wildlife Asia thanks the following supporters of Racing Extinction in the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/aEsyy4JYRS https://t.co/wwgOy2dtthFri Jan 15 23:35:21 +0000 2016
  • Can you look into my eyes and accept that I'll be gone? 10 days, 9k to go, share my story! https://t.co/PS36NUKUKY https://t.co/rpjfw9T8xUFri Jan 15 07:35:57 +0000 2016
  • Wildlife Asia thanks the following supporters of Racing Extinction in the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/XFVh92aYPl https://t.co/jqPhs5E7PHFri Jan 15 05:35:13 +0000 2016
  • Wildlife Asia thanks the following supporters of Racing Extinction in the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/rXZge3TobH https://t.co/WgdwDDTUDRThu Jan 14 02:35:17 +0000 2016
  • Wildlife Asia thanks the following supporters of Racing Extinction in the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/mnXZ2vMdSK https://t.co/OnCvRv3Xu8Wed Jan 13 07:31:00 +0000 2016
  • RT @Kalaweit: We purchased 11.2 more hectares in Sumatra. The reserve of Supayang is now 281.9 hectares. @wildlifeasia13 https://t.co/KMR7S…Wed Jan 13 03:28:01 +0000 2016
  • Wildlife Asia thanks the following supporters of Racing Extinction in the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/uljKd5K1DT https://t.co/XDAZ5MP5WLTue Jan 12 07:20:54 +0000 2016
  • RT @Kalaweit: We are negociating 11.2 h in Sumatra to protect more forest. Thanks for your support @wildlifeasia13 https://t.co/NUq49u2lMzMon Jan 11 03:06:29 +0000 2016
  • Under 10k to go! We must make our target by Jan 24. You can help save the Leuser Ecosystem https://t.co/NYQaHCsvX5 https://t.co/GfikxCDEvfTue Jan 05 06:39:53 +0000 2016

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