Orphaned koala joey (Image courtesy: Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital)
Orphaned koala joey
Injured wildlife
  • Last updated:
  • 06 Oct 2022

The wildlife carers and rescue websites listed below provide assistance and advice about what to do if you find a sick or injured native animal.

Or contact the Wildlife Care and Rehabilitation Centre, Eumundi on (07) 5442 8057.

Dead whale, shark or dolphin on a Sunshine Coast beach

If you see a stranded or dead whale, shark, dolphin or turtle please report it immediately by calling the Department of Environment and Science on 1300 130 372 and follow the advice of wildlife officers.

To report a whale, shark, dolphin or turtle stuck in a shark net, call Department of Agriculture and Fisheries 1800 806 891.

Domestic animals

Enquiries about domestic animals or animal cruelty should be referred to the RSPCA.

Council's lost and found domestic animals online register helps reunite owners with lost pets.