Sick or Injured Animals
If you find a sick or injured animal, you can contact a number of networks for assistance. Local veterinary clinics, local animal shelters and Australian Wildlife Assistance Rescue and Education (AWARE) can assist.
Foxes and Rabbits
Any enquiries or complaints relating to foxes should be directed to the Department of Primary Industries. This includes the trapping of foxes and disposal of their carcasses. For further information contact Department of Primary Industries, phone 136 186.
Possums are protected by law. A licensed Possum controller or AWARE should be contacted if you are having trouble with possums on your property.
Snakes are protected by law. If you have a problem with a snake on your property, you should contact a licenced snake handler.
Visit the Atlas of Living Australia website for information on local wildlife.
For more information on Frankston’s diverse native fauna please see the webpage below:
Frankston City Council assists wildlife rescue groups though its support of the Frankston Environmental Friends Network (FEFN). Frankston Environmental Friends Network is a network of various environmentally focused groups who work together to promote, maintain and restore Frankston's vibrant flora and fauna.
After Hours Contact
1300 322 322 to report emergency matters including dog attacks or threatening animals.