Northern Tablelands Wildlife Carers
Volunteer rescue and rehabilitation of native wildlife

By completing this form, you are applying to become a member of Northern Tablelands Wildlife Carers Inc.

Your application for membership must be nominated and seconded by two current NTWC members and be confirmed by a resolution of the NTWC Management Committee.

Please note: The Management Committee has the right to refuse Membership to any Applicant (or refuse to renew any Membership).

You will be kept informed of the progress of your application by your preferred contact method and, if successful, we will send you details of how to pay your membership fees.

CURRENT FEES - 2021-2022 Financial Year

Authorised Members (Licenced Animal Carers) - $40 per member

Support Members - $20 per member

Family Discount Rate - $50 for one Authorised Member plus an additional NTWC member residing at the same address. Additional member must be an NTWC member (Authorised or Support) in their own right; please apply separately.

NTWC Membership Application Form
Licence No: MWL000100242
1. Personal Details
Please enter your name!
Please enter your email!
Enter your home address
Enter your the suburb/town where you reside
Enter the postcode of the suburb/town where you reside
Enter your postal address (if different from home address)
2. Membership Details
Enter the name of the NTWC member nominating you
Enter the name of the NTWC member seconding your application
Provide name of other member and relationship
E.g. helping with animal food prep, pickup & transport from vets
Species Rescued/Rehabilitated
List any other species you are trained to care for
3. Training & Experience

NOTE: ABL vaccinated members will be required to send a copy of their blood test (titre level) to the relevant co-ordinator at the beginning of September each year, to verify that they are adequately covered to rescue and care for Flying-foxes and Microbats.

Course Name, Date, Training Organisation
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If preferred, you may send a hard copy of your training certificates or licences to P.O. BOX 550 Armidale N.S.W. 2350 or email them to .

Conditions of Authorised Membership

All persons authorised by NTWC to operate under their licence must at all times comply with the principles and requirements of the Rehabilitation of Protected Fauna Policy, approved Codes of Practice and Guidelines and with any directives issued by an authorised officer.

NTWC Inc. member authorities issued under licence are also subject to the licence conditions imposed by National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016, in particular (but not limited to):

7: Acquisition or transfer of all protected fauna must be reported within 7 days to an NTWC species coordinator.

8: Authority holders must permit the inspection, by an authorised officer, of all protected animals held under this licence and all facilities associated with their care.

9: If any member harms or hold a non-native (exotic) reptile, they are required to notify DPI or NPWS immediately and follow instructions given.

An authorised member will cease to hold Authorised status if, in the opinion of the NTWC Management Committee, there has been a breach or lack of compliance with the group's policies, or of the conditions attached to the Licence issued to this Association by NPWS.

Authorised Membership of NTWC also requires completion of approved training at least every two years.

Final Disclaimer - All Members

By submitting this application, I agree to be bound by the NTWC Constitution, Policies and Codes of Practice.

I understand that the NTWC Management Committee has the right to refuse Membership to any Applicant (or refuse to renew any Membership).