Yearly Archives: 2023

We love providing Koala healthcare for our native wildlife

That’s why we were happy to oblige when Prince came for his koala health check! Health checks for koalas in care help assess readiness for release, detect health issues requiring treatment, and allow tagging and microchipping for population monitoring. To keep him chilled out, Prince underwent a short anaesthetic, allowing us to age him (did…
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Meet Ellie, the eastern long-necked turtle

Ellie was rescued by a concerned member of the public who found her on a roundabout with a broken shell and brought her into AREPH. Ellie was immediately assessed on arrival and given pain relief. She was xrayed to rule out any severe shell or skeletal damage. Luckily for her, the only damage was a…
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