WINC is a volunteer organization for the rescue and care of injured, sick or orphaned Australian wildlife.   WINC is licenced to save wildlife in Port Stephens, Lower Great Lakes (to Bulahdelah/Stroud) & Lower Dungog Local Government Areas.  

If you find a distressed native animal in these areas, call WINC for advice and help

For more information on our geographical area, please visit our About Winc page.


Wildlife will be counting on us to provide some relief from the hot summer ahead.   Don't forget to provide responsibly placed water bowls for drinking and bathing.   Read more tips here .....

bird hydration


Click here to read about how you can help a sick, injured or orphaned animal, until help arrives!   Timing is of the essence and basic emergency treatment, which is usually quite easy to do, can mean life or death for the animal.    Please take the time to read this article, print it out too, keep it in your vehicle, pass it around.


In a world gone mad with paved gardens & spiky plants , dare to be a trendsetter & do yourself & wildlife a favour.

Cars are great killers of animals and the people involved in these accidents are often badly injured too.   Learn to Drive Smart for Wildlife.  You never know, the life you save may be your own.