Category: Volunteers

Spotlight: Melanie Hutchins, Sanctuary Co-ordinator

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We count our lucky stars for the day a message from Melanie pinged in our newly-minted email address. Melanie’s friendly communication, experience with animals, professional skills, enthusiasm and kindness emanated from that email and we immediately knew she’d quickly become an integral part of our team. In her role as Sanctuary Co-ordinator, Melanie is the…



Spotlight: Animal Patrons Volunteers

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Patron Volunteers work tirelessly behind the scenes. Fielding calls from people in distress; co-ordinating volunteers, logistics and donations; meeting and greeting visitors to the Distribution Centre; administration; fundraising and so much more. We’d like to introduce you to our inaugural Patron Volunteers, who are the heartbeat of Animal Patrons Australia. Animal Patrons Australia Volunteers Monique…



Hello from our Founder

Australia has experienced unprecedented catastrophic events, resulting in devastated habitats and the lives of billions of animals being lost. No single organisation could anticipate the needs or manage the impact of this disaster. Animal Patrons Australia was formed to provide centralised support to sanctuaries, carers and individuals for animal welfare efforts in times of disaster.…