Eastern quolls

Since their disappearance from the
Australian mainland nearly half a century
ago, 2018 marked the first reintroduction
of eastern quolls to the wild (outside
fenced sanctuaries) on mainland Australia.

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securing their future

Rewilding devils

The Tasmanian devil has been extinct on mainland
Australia for around 3000 years, however ecologists
have provided evidence to suggest a mainland
reintroduction would benefit both the devil as
well as mainland ecosystems.

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back onto mainland Australia


Rewilding Australia is restoring ecosystem by reintroducing and advocating the protection of Australia’s keystone species; quolls, devils and dingoes.


Rewilding Australia supports and undertakes research into the benefits of protecting and restoring Australia’s keystone species to our ecosystems.


Rewilding Australia develops partnerships between researchers, land managers and the community to develop and implement ecosystem restoration programs for Australia’s keystone species.


Rewilding Australia works with communities to communicate the vital role of Australia’s keystone species in our environment, and helps share information on ecosystem restoration programs.

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Feral cats

  • An estimated 6 million feral cats in Australia
  • Each cat kills 5 to 30 animals a day


  • An estimated 7 million red foxes in Australia
  • Foxes kill native mammals under 6 kilos

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By donating to Rewilding Australia you are helping to restore Australia’s ecosystems. We will carefully use your donation to research and undertake the best methods for returning our missing keystone species to their former habitats. Together we can restore our ecosystems and ensure that Australia’s native plants and animals survive for future generations to enjoy.

Partners and Supporters

WWF Australia
Threatened species recovery hub
Parks Australia
Australian National University
Devils at Cradle
Taronga conservation society
Trowunna wildlife sanctuary
Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council
Shoalhaven Landcare
Tasmanian Conservation Program
Young Henrys
Marlin Communications