Tree kangaroo perching on a branch with blurred out green ferns in the background
Short Beaked Echidna peaking over a log. Its beak is resting on the log and its looking towards the camera. Its brown with creamy colour spikes.
Happy looking dingo with ears pricked and its mouth open with pink tongue out.

Explore a bushland haven for Australian wildlife

How you can help bushfire-affected wildlife

All donations, great or small, will help with the response to this crisis. 

Becoming a volunteer foster carer

Volunteer foster carers seeking a Victorian Government grant must have authorisation from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. Please contact DELWP for more information about becoming a foster carer and the grant >>

Members get more!

Only $9.50 a month over 12 months
Unlimited entry to Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo
Kids join free on adult memberships
Express entry 365 days a year
20% discount on Vjunior family tickets at Village Cinemas
Fight wildlife extinction

Healesville Sanctuary is formally known as the Sir Colin Mackenzie Sanctuary.

Kangaroo in foreground looking at camera while three students stand in background.

School programs

Education programs connecting young people with species from across the globe

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