Australia Zoo News




Zoom in to Australia Zoo for the ultimate Father’s Day!

19 August 2014

Struggling for Father’s Day ideas to impress dad and keep the kids happy? Well we think we might have you covered this year – with September 6 and 7 providing two action-packed days of motorsport displays, live entertainment, and...

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Bindi Irwin calls for entries for the new Visionary Wildlife Warrior award.

Bindi calls for young conservationists to share their stories

12 August 2014

Australia Zoo’s Bindi Irwin has put the call out to fellow nature-lovers to nominate for this year’s new Visionary Wildlife Warrior award – and hopes to see some creative entries! Spreading Steve Irwin’s passion for conservation and...

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Oprah poses with the Louis Vuitton bag she has donated for auction.

Oprah Winfrey joins Beerwah locals to save wildlife!

5 August 2014

Louis Vuitton and garage sale aren’t generally words you see together, unless you throw Oprah Winfrey into the mix! The generous Oprah Winfrey has donated her very own Louis Vuitton bag to Australia Zoo for the annual Great Garage Sale which...

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Bindi Irwin celebrated her 16th birthday with a jungle-themed party.

Bindi Irwin gives new meaning to the word party animal on her 16th birthday!

29 July 2014

Bindi Irwin had the sweetest of 16th birthday parties last week at Australia Zoo, celebrating animal onesie style! Giving new meaning to the term "party animal", Bindi celebrated turning 16 with a massive jungle-themed birthday bash - Australia's...

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Tulip, Australia Zoo's newest giraffe, is "tall and spectacular" as her name suggests.

Australia Zoo’s baby giraffe ‘Tulip’ is welcomed to the family!

22 July 2014

Australia Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of its second ever giraffe calf, a beautiful baby girl. At 4.30pm AEST on Thursday 10th July, first-time mother Sally gave birth to the gorgeous calf at Australia Zoo on Queensland’s Sunshine...

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Arlo and Australia Zoo Tigers and Conservation Manager, Giles Clark, with Clarence the tiger cub.

Arlo reunites with Australia Zoo tiger cubs outside Children's Hospital

15 July 2014

Five year-old Arlo is almost unrecognisable from the little boy in the Brisbane Royal Children's Hospital six months ago, yet Australia Zoo's tiger cubs remembered him. Now in remission, Arlo and his family came to Australia Zoo last week to once...

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Dr Melanie Panayiotou checks out a cheetah in her running gear, ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

Australia Zoo’s Vet Mel leads wildly exciting life

8 July 2014

Melanie Panayiotou is as speedy and intelligent as the cheetah she takes care of. As Australia Zoo's veterinarian, she's busy treating 1200 animals, writing papers on new research, and training for the Commonwealth Games! Australia Zoo's head vet...

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Robert the red panda is excited for Bindi's 16th birthday onesie party!

We take 5 with Bindi Irwin ahead of her 16th birthday

1 July 2014

As Bindi Irwin nears the edge of sweet sixteen, Australia Zoo prepares to hold the country’s biggest jungle onesie party for her birthday. Opening its gates to children for free, July 24 will see guests to the zoo enjoy amazing wildlife,...

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Calling all explorers to Australia Zoo these school holidays!

24 June 2014

Crikey, kids! We’ll be searching for buried treasure all around Australia Zoo these winter school holidays – and everyone’s invited! Pick up your treasure map on admission and embrace your inner explorer by following the clues...

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Australia Zoo’s Predictaroo shares her World Cup tips on Twitter!

17 June 2014

She's jumping leaps and bounds in the popularity stakes since taking up her new role as Twitter Australia's official World Cup animal oracle, but Australia Zoo's Flopsy is still the down-to-earth Sunshine Coast kangaroo she's always been! The...

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