An enormous thank you to internationally acclaimed designer Collette Dinnigan AO who knows just how important Africa’s wildlife is to its country, to its people. A true hero for wildlife, Colette’s commitment, hard work and passion has helped bring these extraordinary people together. We cannot be silent and watch the brutal poaching crisis. Australia and […]
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About Donalea Patman
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Entries by Donalea Patman
We have a very slim window to stop the irreversible decimation of wildlife, as we are in what scientists are calling the 6th Mass Extinction. Yet the ‘business as usual’ approach by large conservation and government agencies, we’ll lose some of the most iconic and beautiful wild ones; elephants, rhinos and lions, within the next ten years. […]
Monday 23 October Jason Wood MP tabled a Private Member’s Motion to the House of Representatives in Canberra. Jason championed the ban on lion trophies and body parts which was announced by then Environment Minister Greg Hunt in March 2015, before the death of Cecil, the famous lion killed by US dentist Walter Palmer. The […]
Despite what many Australians might believe, elephant ivory and rhino horn is sold in Australia. International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) released their “Under the Hammer” report, exposing how much ivory and rhino horn is being sold through auction rooms. The report identified that only 2.7 per cent of items inspected at Australian auction rooms […]
Sadly, the New Zealand Government will continue trailing world leaders in saving elephants and rhino from extinction, saying it will not introduce a ban to stop the domestic sale of ivory and rhino horn. The Government’s intention comes despite phenomenal public support for a ban. Over the past month more than 2,000 letters have been […]
Were you sick to your stomach when you heard US dentist Walter Palmer killed Cecil? This industry is far worse. Every day in South Africa lions are bred for the bullet. Factory farmed for trophy hunters; these tame, hand reared lions are brutally slaughtered in small, high fenced areas. They are often baited and drugged, […]
Founder of For the Love of Wildlife, Donalea Patman, has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for services to animal welfare. In what started with a humble letter to her local MP Jason Wood, Donalea put the plight of Africa’s lions and the canned hunting industry on the Australian radar. Just 18 months […]
It was an absolute delight to have Stella in Australia. A member of the FLOW Board since it was founded in 2014, Stella has been integral to the success and direction, offering her vast experience in the not-for-profit sector whilst running her own NGO Zingela Ulwazi. We hosted our first presentation in Melbourne, at Loop Space […]
Become a member and you’ll be supporting a small yet effective, grass-roots organisation that is getting results for wildlife. As a member you’ll be kept up-to-date on our progress, our exciting news and ongoing projects. $20 a year, it’s a bargain! We’re always looking for passionate and dedicated volunteers and certainly appreciate ongoing financial support…no matter how small. […]
A private Australian zoo has imported lion cubs from a lion breeding facility that’s been under fire by conservationists and animal activists for more than a decade.