Marine wildlife response

Officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) respond to whale or dolphin strandings.

Report all whale or dolphin strandings to the Wildcare Helpline on 9474 9055. 

The publications provided may assist you to understand what to do when you see a whale or dolphin stranding. 

There is also information about whale entanglements and oiled wildlife response. 

Page reviewed 2 December 2019