Australia Zoo News



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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Spring into Australia Zoo to see Tulip and Lily our baby giraffe, these school holidays!

9 September 2014

We have not one, but two exciting extras on display these School holidays - our brand new female baby giraffe calves! And the best news? Now they both have a name! Beautiful Tulip and her half-sister Lily will venture out on the African Savannah...

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Some of the croc team jump on Gogo, an 8 ft 1/2 in female crocodile.

Australia Zoo staff jump into a new year of croc research!

2 September 2014

Australia Zoo staff and the Irwin family have made it to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve, jumping straight into croc research and onto some crocs! Joined by Professor Craig Franklin and his team from the University of Queensland, Australia...

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Hunter and Clarence turned one year old on Friday.

Tiger twins celebrate their first birthday with a piñata party!

26 August 2014

Sumatran Tiger twins, Hunter and Clarence, celebrated their first birthday at Australia Zoo last Friday, with piñatas and special guests including Big Brother’s Tim Dormer. The cubs - also affectionately known as Spot and Stripe, their...

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Zoom in to Australia Zoo for the ultimate Father’s Day!

19 August 2014

Struggling for Father’s Day ideas to impress dad and keep the kids happy? Well we think we might have you covered this year – with September 6 and 7 providing two action-packed days of motorsport displays, live entertainment, and...

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Bindi Irwin calls for entries for the new Visionary Wildlife Warrior award.

Bindi calls for young conservationists to share their stories

12 August 2014

Australia Zoo’s Bindi Irwin has put the call out to fellow nature-lovers to nominate for this year’s new Visionary Wildlife Warrior award – and hopes to see some creative entries! Spreading Steve Irwin’s passion for conservation and...

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Oprah poses with the Louis Vuitton bag she has donated for auction.

Oprah Winfrey joins Beerwah locals to save wildlife!

5 August 2014

Louis Vuitton and garage sale aren’t generally words you see together, unless you throw Oprah Winfrey into the mix! The generous Oprah Winfrey has donated her very own Louis Vuitton bag to Australia Zoo for the annual Great Garage Sale which...

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Bindi Irwin celebrated her 16th birthday with a jungle-themed party.

Bindi Irwin gives new meaning to the word party animal on her 16th birthday!

29 July 2014

Bindi Irwin had the sweetest of 16th birthday parties last week at Australia Zoo, celebrating animal onesie style! Giving new meaning to the term "party animal", Bindi celebrated turning 16 with a massive jungle-themed birthday bash - Australia's...

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Tulip, Australia Zoo's newest giraffe, is "tall and spectacular" as her name suggests.

Australia Zoo’s baby giraffe ‘Tulip’ is welcomed to the family!

22 July 2014

Australia Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of its second ever giraffe calf, a beautiful baby girl. At 4.30pm AEST on Thursday 10th July, first-time mother Sally gave birth to the gorgeous calf at Australia Zoo on Queensland’s Sunshine...

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Arlo and Australia Zoo Tigers and Conservation Manager, Giles Clark, with Clarence the tiger cub.

Arlo reunites with Australia Zoo tiger cubs outside Children's Hospital

15 July 2014

Five year-old Arlo is almost unrecognisable from the little boy in the Brisbane Royal Children's Hospital six months ago, yet Australia Zoo's tiger cubs remembered him. Now in remission, Arlo and his family came to Australia Zoo last week to once...

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