The Friends of the Western Swamp Tortoise group is part of the Threatened Species Network, through the World Wildlife Fund and seeks to raise local, national and international awareness of the critically endangered status of Australia’s rarest reptile, the Western Swamp Tortoise, by providing information and educational resources.
The Tiaro Landcare Group is a not for profit community group based in the small rural community of Tiaro in south east Queensland. Members of the community have joined together with the common goal of caring locally for their river and the endangered Mary River turtle.
The Two Hands Project is a new and collaborative approach to cleaning up our world. Two hands takes the spirit of national and international cleanup days, bringing it back to the individual, allowing you to care for the place you live, anytime you want. All it takes is 30 minutes, two hands and, in our case, your local waterway.
Their mission is to protect Australian freshwater turtle species and to promote research and study of them both in the wild and captivity.
Australian Freshwater Turtles is an online forum discussing all things turtles.
AusTurtle was established in June 2004 to promote sea turtle conservation and research in northern Australia.
The Red Eared Slider turtle is not native to Australia but has established isolated populations in Australia as well as in other countries. The Red Eared Slider has significant potential to spread further in Australia so it is important to report any found in the wild.
The Turtle Survival Alliance is a global partnership of individuals, zoos, aquariums, biologists and researchers who have joined together to help conserve threatened turtle species around the world. Turtles are among the world’s most endangered vertebrates, with about half of their more than 300 species threatened with extinction.