The Kangaroo Island Wildlife Network holds regular workshops as well as fundraising events. 

Upcoming Events

22 August 2021

3 October 2021

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Bandicute Aussie clothes kids love   - supporting KIWN

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Bandicute is a proud supporter of the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Network with their July 2021 Pygmy Possum Print of the Month release.

 

Bandicute is the brainchild of mother and daughter team Ellen & Jess from rural NSW. Having identified a gap in the market they decided to make a range of baby and kids unisex modern  clothing featuring colourful designs of Australian animals.  

“ One of our greatest pleasures is being able to donate and support others - It is our privilege to work with our charity partners to help make a difference. “

$2 from each Pygmy Possum Print of the Month item purchased was  donated to KIWN. 

It looks like they still have some Organic Pygmy Possum Tea Towels available..

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otherwise a flat rate of $7 per order applies.  

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for your first order.   www.bandicute.com.au

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News, Links and Updates

Unraveling the secrets of the Echidna - Peggy RismillerTalking Australia - Australian Geographic
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OUR WORLD: Australia's Wildlife after the Fires

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Current and Ongoing

Our current focus is on assisting the bushfire recovery on Kangaroo Island.

To see an article on our contribution to the Recovery Program for the Glossy Black Cockatoo click here

KIWN is pleased to announce that we have recently purchased a parcel of land on the Dudley Peninsula, on the eastern end of Kangaroo Island with the intention of protecting and preserving the flora and fauna of the area. The decision to purchase this parcel of land was based largely on its position relative to other conservation areas and its high ecological values. To read Dr Richard Glatz's report click here.


We have held fantastic events in the past. Here's a list of the type of events we are proud to offer our community.

AGM in Feb 2021 

AGM in Feb 2020, which was well attended and gained good financial planning.

Wildlife Carnival January 2019 was a great success!

Steve Parish - Life behind a Lens masterclass and workshop was a great success in October 2018.

In May 2018 the bushfire survival plan workshop was held at Stokes Bay.

 

Our 2017 AGM was held on Saturday January 20th 2018 at D'estrees Bay. We had guest speakers Richard Glatz and Janine Mackintosh give a presentation.

 

August 11th - 13th - We had the amazing team from Philip Island come to Kangaroo Island to hold an Introduction to Oiled Wildlife Response workshop which had great response!

May 2017 - Our president presented a talk to schools on what we do, who we are and the plight on the Pigmy Possums heavily affected by feral cats on Kangaroo Island.

May 2017 - We participated in the local farmers market Mothers Day raffle, donating a baby romper along with our Logo and car sticker.

New Years Day 2017 - Music and Art at Boomerbank event held at Pelican Lagoon.

 

December 2016 - Kangaroo Island Wildlife Network AGM.

September 2016 - How to help injured wildlife information session held in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island.

 

July 2016 - A Wildlife Rescue TAFE course was held on Kangaroo Island for Network members.

January 2016 - A fundraiser was held at the Hanson Bay Sanctuary with a talk by our President on the first 24-48 hours for Wildlife Rescue followed by a presentation on the Flight of the Pelican by Indiana James.

December 2015 - Our annual general meeting had a great turn out by carers who enjoyed an interesting presentation on the life of the Echidna by world renowned expert, Peggy Rismiller.

May 2015 - A workshop of when, why and how to euthanise injured or sick animals encountered on the roadside was presented alongside a talk of natural remedies available for wildlife carers. We also had a talk on common problems encountered with captive reptiles and amphibians and a demonstration on first aid for birds

January 2015 - The Native Animal Network from South Australia presented a beginners workshop on wildlife rescue, care and rehabilitation.