Lost Valley to Launch at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in December

Posted on Friday, November 17, 2017

The Lost Valley exotic precinct will officially open at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on December 26, 2017, the biggest precinct to open at the Sanctuary in its 70 year history. ..

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Doors to the Public

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital will once again open its doors to the public at their annual Open Day from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Sunday 27 August.  ..

Support Assistance Dogs Australia Christmas Appeal

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016

Are you organising or contributing to a Christmas Toy Drive this year and are unsure of what to donate? With Christmas fast approaching, Assistance Dogs Australia is seeking the assistance of the local community for their annual Christmas Appeal, a campaign that sees them selling toy puppies to raise much-needed funds. ..

Sanctuary Launches Kids on Conservation Trail

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has just launched their latest attraction, Kids on Conservation Trail. ..

International Headliner Soaks up Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, July 01, 2016

It’s always a pleasure to host our Cooly Rocks On international headliners on the Southern Gold Coast. This year, Canadian Hal Bruce – regarded as the best Beatles solo artist in the world – was able to enjoy plenty of our spectacular winter weather and visit a few of our local attractions with his wife, Lynne. ..

Cuddling a Koala Best on the Coast at CWS

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s new Koala Experience has been named the Gold Coast’s top animal encounter experience, according to a Gold Coast Bulletin poll.  ..

Sanctuary Under the Stars

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2016

The Currumbin Wildlife Hospital’s annual Foundation Gala Ball, ‘Sanctuary Under the Stars’ will be held on Saturday the 7th of May from 5:30pm. ..

GC2018 Mascot Unveiled

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Meet Borobi - the official mascot of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The unveiling of the mascot marks two years to go to the upcoming games in 2018, which will not only be Australia’s largest sporting event this decade but the largest event the Gold Coast has ever hosted.  ..

My Office

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016

SCU students ‘WIL-ing’ and able

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation.  ..

Southern Gold Coast History – Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2016

It’s now one of the most iconic attractions on the Gold Coast and a major drawcard for international tourists to our region, but the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has come a long way from its original intent in the back yard of founder Alex Griffiths. ..

Purchase a Currumbin Wildlife Hospital "Charitee"

Posted on Wednesday, January 06, 2016

To celebrate the arrival of "Piglet", Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s newest baby puggle to infamous Echidna mum "Piggie", Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation have announced a partnership with local Gold Coast t-shirt label My Arkadia, who have created the Piggie & Puggle Charitee! ..

Currumbin Pet Resorts Open for Holidays

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Heading away for the holidays? There are several businesses located in Currumbin that can take care of your furry friends while you are out of town.  Gold Coast Pet Resorts and Pets Wonderland are located in the Currumbin Industrial Park, and also have Doggy Day Care facilities for busy working families. ..

Support Currumbin Wildlife with Paver Purchase

Posted on Saturday, November 28, 2015

If you are looking for a unique and meaningful Christmas gift for family and friends this year, Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation is again offering their Walkways for Wildlife engraved pavers. By dedicating an engraved paver to a loved one, you will be helping to save the life of one native animal treated at the Wildlife Hospital this holiday season. ..

Wildlife Hospital Needs Help During Trauma Season

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

The Currumbin Wildlife Hospital is currently facing its busiest season of the year over the Spring months.  Staff at the Wildlife Hospital are expecting approximately 4000 wild animal patients admitted over the three months of Spring alone, approximately half of the total number admitted to the Hospital in an entire year. ..

Piggie the Echidna Helps Raise Funds for Mates

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015

The now-famous Currumbin Wildlife Hospital resident, Piggie the Echidna, has recovered from her ordeal earlier in the month, and is now helping to raise awareness for the plight of other echidnas during their active breeding season.  ..

Fundraiser Helps Fight for Injured Wildlife

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

Over 400 guests attended the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation’s Annual Gala Dinner in May this year to raise funds and awareness in support of Currumbin Wildlife Hospital. The Animals with Attitude and Gala Dinner events successfully raised over $80,000 profit for the Foundation, but there is still a way to go to reach their target of $1 million a year to continue their fantastic work. ..

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation Gala Dinner

Posted on Monday, March 09, 2015

Save the Date – the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation Gala Dinner is on Friday 29 May 2015 at Jupiters Casino in Broadbeach. The annual fundraiser supports the fantastic work of our local Wildlife Hospital, with the chance to bid on one of the giant koala sculptures as part of the Animals with Attitude community art event.   ..

CSGC Profile: Tugun Veterinary Surgery

Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2015

Dr Kim Prescott, Veterinarian, is the owner of her third generation family business, the Tugun Veterinary Surgery on Golden Four Drive. Kim’s grandfather, Dr Charles (Charlie) Prescott worked as a vet on the Gold Coast, covering an entire area from Murwillumbah to Southport from the 1950s to the 70s. Following in his footsteps, Kim’s father Dr Robert (Bob) Prescott graduated as a vet and first began practicing at Nobby Beach, before buying the practice in Tugun in 1986. He stayed there for 24 years, handing over the reins to daughter Kim in 2008 before retiring in 2010.  ..

‘Animals With Attitude’ Make First Appearance

Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s ‘Animals with Attitude’ project has launched for 2015, with the first koala on display at the Currumbin RSL. ‘Little Digger’ Koala has taken up residence and will no doubt be an added point of interest for the Centenary of ANZAC in 2015.  ..

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