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Five year-old sponsor names new tiger cub ‘Reggie’!

21 June 2016

On the 20th of June, Bindi Irwin welcomed a very special five year-old girl named Audrey Joyce to Australia Zoo to meet and announce the name of our newest Sumatran tiger cub born to Maneki and Satu in April; she named him ‘Reggie' after both...

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Australia Zoo brings wild adventures to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital

10 June 2016

Earlier this year, Australia Zoo launched Crikey! Club, a video portal that gives subscribers from anywhere in the world access to watch behind-the-scenes Zoo adventures and now Crikey! Club will be accessible to all the young patients and their...

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Biddy the echidna enjoys a healing bath at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

3 June 2016

Biddy the echidna was found injured in a backyard in Maryborough with cuts to the back, legs and spines. With injuries explained only by the nearby slashing work taking place, Biddy was quickly brought to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital for...

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Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital ‘shellebrates’ World Turtle Day!

23 May 2016

Today is World Turtle Day, an annual occasion set aside to encourage the protection of turtles and tortoises and their disappearing habitats around the world. It’s also a time to celebrate the incredible conservation efforts carried out...

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Australia Zoo welcomes beautiful baby giraffe!

18 May 2016

The giraffe boom continues… Australia Zoo is thrilled to announce that at 12:15pm AEST on Tuesday May 10, our beloved Sally the giraffe welcomed her second baby – a precious female calf. This new addition is the fourth giraffe baby to...

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Australia Zoo celebrates volunteers for National Volunteer Week

12 May 2016

This week (9 – 15 May) marks National Volunteer Week, an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. With upwards of 400 volunteers of which around 100 remain ongoing, Australia Zoo recognises...

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Mums rule at Australia Zoo this Mother’s Day (and always)!

4 May 2016

Mums are everyone’s biggest supporters; they love us unconditionally and take care of us all year round, so it makes perfect sense to take the time and effort to show them our appreciation for all they do! This Mother’s Day, Sunday May...

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Peta the koala begins physiotherapy!

26 April 2016

At just one and a half years old, Peta the koala was brought to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital for specialist treatment when she sustained multiple fractures, including her leg, pelvis, radius and ulna after being hit by a car and is now...

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Australia Zoo’s first koala joey makes his debut!

19 April 2016

In the past week, one of Australia Zoo’s newest explorers has poked his head out of the pouch to look at the world for the first time! This new koala joey is the first of a group of joeys born on Koala Island as part of Australia Zoo’s...

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Australia Zoo's tiger cub names announced with a big surprise!

13 April 2016

Earlier this week, Bindi Irwin and head of Australia Zoo’s Big Cats department, Geoff Neubecker introduced Scout and Delilah, Australia Zoo’s newly named male and female tiger cubs to the world! These are the second pair of cubs born at...

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