some useful wildlife & media sites:

media industry support and conferences:

AFTRS -Australian Film Television and Radio School

AIDC -Australian International Documentary Conference 

Documentary Australia

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

Screen Australia

Screen Hub - Professional news and jobs for the Australian film and television industry

Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA)

Screen QLD

The International Association of Wildlife Film-Makers

Wildlife-film - news & resources for international wildlife film-making industry

Wildscreen Festival UK

science & nature media:

BBC Science & Nature

National Geographic

New Scientist

endangered wildlife:

IUCN redlist

Globally Endangered Chapter - ARKive

Australian list of threatened species

nature image & footage libraries:

Absolutely Wild Visuals

Nature Footage

Graphic Science - Insect Photography, Insect Images and Macro Nature Photography Image Library

Lochman Transparencies

Oceanwide images

Science Image - CSIRO

wildlife photographers:

Australian Wildlife Photo Galleries

Graeme Chapman birds database


reference sites for wildlife information and identification:


Australian Museum animals

ABRS - Fauna databases and online resources

Discover Nature at JCU

VIC wildlife atlas 

QLD wildlife online

NSW wildlife atlas


Marine Species Fish Gallery - Dave Harasti


Brisbane Insects and Spiders Home Page

CSIRO insects


Birdlife Bird Atlas


Frogs Australia Network - Australian Frog Database

Frogs of Australia


Australian Museum-mammal-finder

Mammal Species of the World

marine invertebrates:

The Sea Slug Forum - Taxonomic Search


Aust Venom Research Unit