The mountain pygmy-possum (Burramys parvus)

Is our 2020 wildlife of the year.

Our focus will be on raising awareness of their plight MORE>>MORE>>

The Mountain Pygmy-Possum

Is our 2020 wildlife of the year.

Our focus will be on raising awareness of their plight

Our focus will be on raising awareness of their plight

The Tree Kangaroo is our 2019 wildlife of the year our focus will be on raising awareness of their plight

You may be eligible to submit an application for the newly established Australian Wildlife Society Research Scholarship to help you complete your degree. More »

Applications close: 31 May

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