Devil Ark is very fortunate to have the support of committed individuals and organisations. Running a conservation project like Devil Ark is an expensive venture but saving a species is priceless. We rely on the financial support from our project partners and individual donors to make this happen and without their support it wouldn’t have been possible and we are sincerely grateful for all their help and support.
Partners & Affiliates
Australian Reptile Park
The Australian Reptile Park was established in 1948 by the late, Eric Worrell. It is the only zoo in Australia committed to saving lives with its anti-venom-milking program in place for the past 50+ years, saving over 300 lives each year as the sole supplier of anti-venom. The Australian Reptile Park is the driving force behind Devil Ark and has donated a lot of funding, resources and time to ensure the success of the project More about the Australian Reptile Park
NSW Government – Office of Environment and Heritage
The NSW Environmental Trust is an independent statutory body established by the NSW government to fund a broad range of organisations to undertake projects that enhance the environment of NSW. The Trust is empowered under the Environmental Trust Act 1998, and its main responsibility is to make and supervise the expenditure of grants and has been one of Devil Ark’s greatest financial supporters since the project’s inception and to date.
Global Wildlife Conservation
Saving wildlife species from extinction is the driving force behind Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC), working with partners such as Devil Ark, to ensure species are around for generations to come. GWC has built its success upon a foundation of excellence in Exploration, Research and Conservation. GWC’s three key goals are; Save Species, Protect Wildlands and Build Capacity. More about Global Wildlife Conservation.
Foundation for Australia’s Most Endangered Species (FAME)
FAME has been a key supporter since the very beginning of Devil Ark. They were so convinced by the Devil Ark concept, that they made their largest ever contribution to a conservation project to ensure that it could be established. FAME is a tax-deductible gift recipient organisation and a Devil Ark partner, reliant upon donations from individuals to help curb the extinction of Australia’s most endangered species. More about FAME
Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP)
The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) is an initiative of the Tasmanian government. The aim of the insurance population is to establish and maintain a population of healthy, genetically diverse Tasmanian devils that maintain their wild traits and are able to be successfully released into the wild when required. Save the Tasmanian Devil Program
Zoo and Aquarium Association (ZAA)
The Zoo and Aquarium Association is the peak body representing the zoo and aquarium community throughout Australasia. The Association has 99 member organisations; 94 of these are zoos, aquariums and museums with the remainder consisting of universities, TAFEs and government departments. In 2005, ZAA began working in partnership with the STDP. As of May 2013, over 500 disease free Tasmanian devils representing over 98% of the genetic diversity within the species, were being held as an insurance population in 21 zoos and wildlife parks throughout Australia.
Ellerston Pty Ltd
Devil Ark is built on land, owned by the Packer family for the term of the project. This has provided Devil Ark with the much-needed support to develop our captive breeding program towards an insurance population, with enough space for future expansion.
Sporting Shooters Association Australia (SSAA) NSW
Sporting Shooters Association Australia (SSAA) is the peak shooting sports body within the state of NSW, supporting all forms of legal and ethical hunting, and in partnership with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, assist in the facilitation and promotion of pest animal management on private public lands by volunteer hunters. SSAA is committed to supporting Devil Ark as a current innovative project, with sponsorship that contributes to funding Devil Ark husbandry activities. More about SSAA