The WDA is an international, non-profit organisation dedicated to wildlife conservation through sharing the study and understanding of diseases in wildlife.The WDA 'parent body' is based in North America and there are a number of regional & interest based sectionsCurrently WDA has four geographic based sections, Australasian (WDA-A), European (EWDA), Latin/South American (WDA-LSA), and Nordic (NWDA), and one interest based section, Wildlife Veterinary (WVS). Find out more about being a member of the WDA including Membership Benefits in the WDA brochure [PDF; 2.6 MB].


The Australasian Section, established in 1973, was the first geographic WDA section. The mission of the WDA-A is to to acquire, disseminate and apply knowledge of the diseases of wild animals in relation to their biology, ecology, and conservation.

Find out more about the WDA-A section by exploring these web pages and the Australasian (WDA-A) Student Chapter here

You can also visit us on the WDA-A Facebook page 

The most recent newsletter can be found here.

If you have a specific query about the WDA Australasian section, contact one of us via email.