News & Media Releases
Launch of WILDeST

Jun, 9 2023 | News

Launch of WILDeST

An essential decision support tool for wildlife and One Health.

National Reconciliation Week 2023

May, 26 2023 | News

National Reconciliation Week 2023

Acknowledging the tens of millennia of stewardship and conservation of Australia’s wildlife by First Nations peoples. 


World Wildlife Day 2023

Mar, 3 2023 | News

World Wildlife Day 2023

Celebrating World Wildlife Day through some of the programs WHA coordinates for Australia’s unique wildlife. 

New Chair Announced

Jan, 11 2023 | News

New Chair Announced

Wildlife Health Australia warmly welcomes the announcement of Professor Peter Bridgewater as its new Chair. 

Aug, 17 2022 | News

Antibodies to Filovirus discovered in Australian Bat Species

Tests undertaken by CSIRO researchers on blood samples taken over several years from Australian bats have indicated that some bats have an immune response to a filovirus.


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