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'Trauma Season' has begun at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

19 September 2017

As the weather begins to warm up, our native Australian animals begin to move. They’re out and about looking for water, a friend for mating season and adolescents from last season are becoming more confident in their exploring. This also...

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New meerkats perched and ready for spring school holidays!

6 September 2017

From the beginning of spring school holidays on September 16, 2017 Australia Zoo’s new meerkat mob will be perched and ready to meet guests! The mob of 10 cheeky female meerkats and their carefully designed new home are long-awaited additions...

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Robert Irwin set to receive 2017 Luke Curnow Conservation Award

29 August 2017

On Sunday September 10th, 13 year old Robert Irwin - son of conservation champions Steve and Terri Irwin - will receive the prestigious ‘Luke Curnow Conservation Award’ presented by the ‘Save the Bilby Fund’ at Australia...

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Incredibly rare white koala joey born at Australia Zoo!

25 August 2017

There's been koala joey fever at Australia Zoo over the past few months with the emergence of tiny fluffy faces from pouches and now, the season has become even more exciting with an incredibly rare white koala joey delighting guests who catch a...

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There's a new king of the Wenlock River!

16 August 2017

We LOVE crocs! And now there's a new king of the Wenlock River! George the saltwater crocodile is now the largest croc in our study, measuring in at a whopping 15 foot 3 inches. Adding a crocodile this large to the study will provide us with...

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See you in a while crocodile, Australia Zoo’s Croc Trip is underway!

9 August 2017

This month, Australia Zoo's croc team, the Irwin family and scientists from the University of Queensland (UQ) are once again travelling over 2,000kms north to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve on Cape York. The team will spend a month conducting the...

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Join us this weekend for Australia Zoo's Great Garage Sale!

1 August 2017

Join us on Saturday August 5 for Australia Zoo's Great Garage Sale! From 2 - 6 pm you can explore unique market stalls, enjoy live music, grab a bite to eat and pick up some pre-loved items in our front carpark! Bring your family and friends along...

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Bindi's 19th birthday celebrations at Australia Zoo!

26 July 2017

Check out all the fun that we had during Bindi's Birthday! With dance parties, plenty of visitors on the pink carpet and a special flash mob organised by REDed and Conroy Dance Centre, we're so thankful to everyone who came to the Zoo and made it...

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The search begins for the next Visionary Wildlife Warrior!

19 July 2017

Wildlife Warriors Worldwide is calling for project submissions from Visionary Wildlife Warriors showcasing their passion for conservation, with the winner set to be awarded at the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner-a night that celebrates the life and legacy...

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The countdown is on for Bindi’s 19th birthday dance celebration!

11 July 2017

On Monday 24th July 2017, Bindi Irwin will welcome her family, friends and all ‘waltzing' Wildlife Warriors to Australia Zoo for her 19th birthday dance celebration and the countdown is on for the big day. Bindi's Birthday is traditionally one...

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