Rocklily was a sheep then cattle property in steep hill country that had been cleared in the late 1800s. When we purchased Rocklily in 2002 it had been 8 years in drought, and still a bit of green pick and water in the spring-fed dams. We took a pass on the pallet of superphosphate offered
I (Dianna) have been a wildlife carer for many years while living in urban Sydney. As well as having a full-time job I was always very busy as a reptile handler, and had innumerable possums, birds, lizards, snakes, echidnas and wombats in care. Wombats, while not normally found in metro Sydney, were cared for until
This slideshow was made to show at the recent Wombeyan Caves Festival. We made it to encourage people to do the right thing. We hope it might even inspire some to become wildlife carers, or to help out at Rocklily or other wildlife refuges. It’s a bit of a mix, hope you enjoy!
For what’s happening with our current animals in care, check out the ‘Tails from Rocklily’ or ‘Wildlife In Care Now!’ pages (the links are in the column on the right-hand side of this page). I (Dianna) have been a wildlife carer for many years while living in urban Sydney. I was always very busy as