Course topics: Code of practise, licensing requirements, identification, methods of capture and assessing the animal. This session is for anyone who wants to know how to rescue a joey, young-at-foot or adult wallaby. It carefully describes how to safely remove a joey from it’s mothers’ pouch. People under the age of 16 can still attend, however must be accompanied by an adult and will share their information pack.
Location and time: Please check the poster. Most sessions are held in Trinity Beach (specific locations provided once registered) and run for 4 hours.
What you receive:
- A 4hr comprehensive Macropod Rescue course from one of FNQ’s most experienced rescue, care, and rehab teams.
- Information pack.
- Certificate of Completion.
If you decide to join The Agile Project as a Member/Volunteer* after the course, you will also receive:
- A rescue pack for use while attending TAP call outs;
- Addition to the relevant TAP online forums and a quick guide to what happens when we get “the rescue call”.
- Rehabilitation Permit coverage.
- Membership Card ID.
Once you’ve registered your details and made payment, our Secretary will be in contact confirm your booking. We endeavour to get this done within 24 hours, so make sure to look out for our correspondence. If you intend on becoming a joey carer, we ask that you also attend this rescue course. It is vital that you know how to safely remove joeys from their mothers’ pouch before becoming a Wallaparent yourself.
*The Agile Project membership/volunteer registration is an additional $25 which covers costs including insurance for you during TAP related activities.
– “Excellent, informative, clear concise information presented in an interesting and friendly manner. Definitely inspiring!”
– “It was real. The course told it how it is so you have realistic expectation of rescues to come”.
– “I feel like The Agile Project is one big family! Very easy to talk to and ask questions”.
Course topics: Code of practise, licensing requirements, basic rescues, bottle making, feeding, toileting, medical issues, stress, materials, cost & much more. This session is for anyone who wants to become a joey Carer or joey Babysitter. There are certain criteria you must meet if you want to have a joey in your care. However, if you just wanted to learn the basics on how to keep a joey alive (perhaps you’re going on a road trip) this is also the course for you! People under the age of 16 can still attend, however must be accompanied by an adult and will share their information pack.
Location and time: Sessions are held in Trinity Beach (specific locations provided once registered) and run for 2-2.5 hours.
What you receive: Sessions are being held in different locations along Far North Queensland and run for 2.5-3 hours. Once you’ve registered, you will be contacted asking which location you would prefer. Locations are usually announced on our Facebook page weeks in advance to an upcoming course. Once you’ve registered your details and made payment, our Secretary will be in contact to book you in for the next available course. Alternatively, keep your eye out on our Facebook page for upcoming dates for courses. *Please note, if you intend on becoming a joey Carer, we would prefer you to also attend the Macropod Rescue Course, even if you aren’t an active Rescuer. You should know how to safely rescue and remove joeys from their mothers’ pouch before becoming a Wallaparent yourself.
– “Very enriching information. Captivating and understandable explanations and demonstrations”.
– “The TAP Trainer gave me an excellent insight into life as a joey carer, and I was delighted to put this training to good use just a couple of weeks later”.
– “After completing the joey care course I felt confident to take on the responsibility of a joey. Shai did the class extremely well and you can tell the passion and care she has for these animals. I felt comfortable to ask for help if I had any issues or questions”.