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!

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

Mission
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.

Background
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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  • The team is preparing to head out into the Leuser Ecosystem in the next week to track and collar two
    15/Nov/2017 03:52
  • Slightly delayed post after flying back straight into Art Auction mayhem.........but just had an awe
    10/Nov/2017 07:18
  • Well, that's another one down! Can't say a big enough thank you to all the incredible artists who do
    10/Nov/2017 04:49
  • The fabulous @artgypsea in action live painting at @ROAR Arts Event! #artforwildlife #startwith1thi
    09/Nov/2017 11:11
  • Bands warming up, bars set, magician is working the room! Still time to come on down! #roarartsevent
    09/Nov/2017 10:04
  • Lovely piece by Ann Steer. This is what Freo looks like today so come on down and join us. Great mus
    09/Nov/2017 07:01
  • We're Wild and Free, are you? Christening our new Keepcups whilst we prep for the big night! You can
    09/Nov/2017 03:53
  • Get in quick. ROAR Arts Event is tomorrow folks! The weather says 🌞🌞🌞. We say come on down
    08/Nov/2017 03:43
  • For decades we have watched Sumatran rhino numbers decline despite significant investment into their
    08/Nov/2017 01:13
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  • Get your tix today peeps! We want to make sure we have enough delicious food and drink for you all s
    07/Nov/2017 05:07
  • Kickstart your week with some tickets to ROAR Arts Event this Thursday night! Now only $50 which in
    06/Nov/2017 01:04
  • Stunning piece from @tankateo You can own this! Come along this Thursday night to Kidogo Arthouse, B
    05/Nov/2017 13:06
  • Just hanging with Salvador Dali.... Check out this piece we have for our upcoming Art Auction! PERT
    05/Nov/2017 02:31
  • And we're off! First leg of a long trek to Pench Tiger Reserve in India with our awesome Karen Wildl
    26/Oct/2017 07:27
  • "I can't think of a better video to share on this #InternationalGibbonDay than this adorable family
    24/Oct/2017 11:56
  • Here it is! A mega 2 year annual report (because I was a tad busy 'doing' rather than writing about
    19/Oct/2017 00:50
  • We just can't get this done fast enough😢 Two more Sumatran elephants were killed yesterday, elec
    16/Oct/2017 11:28
  • Giving Day for Apes 2017 is almost here! We know that you love the gibbons as much as we do so pleas
    16/Oct/2017 00:56
  • It is estimated that there are 40-80 million refugees as a result of dam projects. The people of My
    13/Oct/2017 05:55
  • Join us for a night of fun and stunning artwork while saving species from extinction on Thursday 9th
    11/Oct/2017 12:08
  • The preservation of the Leuser Ecosystem is crucial for the survival of its biodiversity, for the wa
    11/Oct/2017 07:15
  • Huge thank you to I Stand With My Pack for Saturdays #RiseAgainstExtinction event here in LA. Paul
    04/Oct/2017 19:47
  • Just picked up this awesome piece from @roaming__elephant for Roar Art Auction, November 9. Tickets
    02/Oct/2017 09:04
  • I had the pleasure of working on this little piece recently with the ABC/BBC. Really hope it can hel
    02/Oct/2017 00:36

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  • Wildlife Asia - https://t.co/tpFnom4ITK Please help us to win 20k to help save Sumatran rhinos. Last chance to vote for us!Tue Jul 25 03:03:30 +0000 2017
  • Exciting job opportunity just posted!!! Come and join us on the Karen Wildlife Conservation Initiative https://t.co/jqvrXg6nKqTue May 16 07:54:59 +0000 2017
  • The Karen people have big plans to ensure their natural resources are sustainably managed. Find out how! https://t.co/FFoSMNBfy5Thu May 11 04:10:08 +0000 2017
  • @austethical Thank you for helping to save the #LastPlaceonEarth. Letting go of this paradise is not an option. https://t.co/qdAkgyRZXzThu May 04 01:26:53 +0000 2017
  • #LoveTheLeuser? @LeoDiCaprio does. Find out why and join the movement to protect this place https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/bsoRAxKqdHMon Apr 17 01:20:07 +0000 2017
  • The Leuser Ecosystem is a globally important carbon sink. Learn more about it: https://t.co/vuzXweton7… https://t.co/fWCwpR1RJFSun Apr 16 11:20:14 +0000 2017
  • No matter where you live, we depend on the Leuser Ecosystem. Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement.… https://t.co/7YECwRsEmSSun Apr 16 02:20:14 +0000 2017
  • Graphic artist @EarthHeiress tells the story of the Leuser Ecosystem. Find out why it matters:… https://t.co/o48rFs8P8JFri Apr 14 22:20:11 +0000 2017
  • No matter where you live, we depend on the Leuser Ecosystem. Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement.… https://t.co/4w8kMvpPU8Fri Apr 14 10:20:14 +0000 2017
  • Join the #LoveTheLeuser Ecosystem movement, a global effort to raise the profile of the Leuser:… https://t.co/cJNUToKAxVThu Apr 13 02:20:09 +0000 2017
  • To protect the Leuser Ecosystem, we have a plan to make it famous: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/ME7uOhEISKTue Apr 11 22:15:13 +0000 2017
  • The Leuser Ecosystem is a land of rare beauty. Help protect this ecosystem: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/2lAY56I1I6Mon Apr 10 23:30:29 +0000 2017
  • Sumatran orangutans #LoveTheLeuser! Join the movement to protect this amazing place. https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/2l6mNGTWsLSun Apr 09 23:30:30 +0000 2017
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  • Full of life, the Leuser Ecosystem is Indonesia at its wildest. Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement:… https://t.co/bbYvmFWGqJSat Apr 08 01:30:21 +0000 2017
  • There are few places that vibrate w/ the power of nature like the Leuser Ecosystem: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuserThu Apr 06 06:30:33 +0000 2017
  • Graphic artist @EarthHeiress tells the story of the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/MONxl9quDCWed Apr 05 01:25:07 +0000 2017
  • Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement to protect clean drinking water for millions: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/fwsQPvBSTsTue Apr 04 02:05:19 +0000 2017
  • #LoveTheLeuser Ecosystem? Let’s get the world excited to protect this amazing place: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/jiVvpfBbKQSun Apr 02 21:05:08 +0000 2017
  • Millions of Acehnese & North Sumatran people #LoveTheLeuser! Find out why: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #WaterIsLife https://t.co/wmu7SjfoihSun Apr 02 01:05:09 +0000 2017

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