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Courtney Thorpe snuggles up to Oasis in her Miss World Australia costume.

Miss World Australia stops in at Australia Zoo to get cuddly with Oasis the koala

18 November 2014

Miss World Australia Courtney Thorpe joined another one of Australia's "natural beauties" at Australia Zoo last Thursday, popping in to say hello to Oasis, the baby koala named after Oaks' Oasis Resort in Caloundra. Miss Thorpe, an ambassador for...

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Australia Zoo goes back in time, as Robert Irwin turns a year older!

11 November 2014

As Robert Irwin nears his 11th birthday on December 1st, Australia Zoo is gearing up to celebrate this milestone with a massive pre-historic themed party! Walk in the Australia Zoo gates and step back in time, as it comes to life with...

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‘Khaki It’ in style this Steve Irwin Day!

4 November 2014

Khaki and crocs will RULE on November 15 as Australia Zoo celebrates the life and legacy of Steve Irwin. The annual Steve Irwin Day is an awesome event in honour of the original Crocodile Hunter, and this year is set to go off in true khaki...

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Inaugural conservation award finalists announced!

28 October 2014

For the first time ever, Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors will be presenting a series of conservation awards at the annual Steve Irwin Gala Dinner, taking place on November 22 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Through the inaugural...

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Spooky costumes, games and DEVILS at Australia Zoo this Halloween!

21 October 2014

Australia Zoo is gearing up for a spooktacular event this Halloween - celebrating with games, competitions and our always-in-costume characters, our DEVILS! But they aren’t the scary kind, despite their spooky calls and their sharp teeth. In...

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Terri Irwin has been recognised as a finalist for the 2015 Australian of the Year awards for Queensland.

Terri Irwin thrilled to be announced as 2015 Queensland Australian of the Year finalist!

14 October 2014

Wildlife Warrior Terri Irwin has joined Adam Scott, Hetty Johnson and Johnathan Thurston as Queensland finalists for the 2015 Australian of the Year award. The four contenders from different walks of life have equally been recognised for their...

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Australia Zoo's Khaki Kritters will take part in the Brisbane Relay for Life!

Animal antics from Australia Zoo for Brisbane’s Relay for Life!

7 October 2014

Australia Zoo's crocodiles, cheetahs and koalas will step it out at the RNA showgrounds on the weekend of October 25-26 for Brisbane's Relay for Life. OK, well maybe not the real animals, but staff from Australia Zoo will don their animal one-sies...

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JT the joey with his mum Willow.

Justin Timberlake’s Australia Zoo adventure topped-off with a koala joey named JT!

30 September 2014

Justin Timberlake’s visit to Australia Zoo only lasted a day, but we’ll keep a piece of him here forever in the form of JT the 10 month-old koala joey. We thought it only fitting to name our friendliest new addition to the koala family...

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Australia Zoo goes ‘Carnival’ for the release of Rio 2!

23 September 2014

Home to our very own beautiful blue and gold macaws from South America, Australia Zoo will come alive on October 4 for the release of Rio 2, holding a colourful, Carnival party! Just like the plot of Rio 2 where main characters Nico and Pedro join...

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Drogo the koala is a current patient in the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.

Trauma season strikes our Aussie wildlife

16 September 2014

Spring is upon us and as the weather warms, breeding wildlife on the move become vulnerable to the booming holiday season. This leads to the busiest and most confronting time of the year at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, known as trauma...

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