some useful wildlife & media sites:

media industry support and conferences:

AFTRS -Australian Film Television and Radio School

AIDC -Australian International Documentary Conference 

AIMIA - Australian Interactive Media Industry Association

Documentary Australia


Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival


QUT Brisbane Media Map Production

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

The Underwater

Underwater Australasia

endangered wildlife:

IUCN redlist

Globally Endangered Chapter - ARKive

Australian list of threatened species

nature image & footage libraries:


Auscape International

Absolutely Wild Visuals

Close-up Photo Library

Nature Footage

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

Lochman Transparencies

Marine Themes - Marine Wildlife Stock Library

Oceanwide images

OSF - Oxford Scientific

Picture Australia

Science Image - CSIRO

wildlife photographers:

Australian Wildlife Photo Galleries - Travel |

Graeme Chapman birds database

Don Hadden Nature Photography

Wildlight | Real Australia in Pictures

Martin Willis PHOTOGRAPHS - Professional Stock Photography of Australian Wildlife


reference sites for wildlife information and identification:


Australian Museum animals

Australian Biological Resources Study - ABRS Fauna Online home

CSIRO PUBLISHING - Excellence in Science Publishing

Census of Australian Vertebrate Species - Biocodes

Discover Nature at JCU

VIC wildlife atlas 

QLD wildlife online

NSW wildlife atlas


Marine Species Fish Gallery - Dave Harasti

CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota

Find a fish Australian Museum

Reef fish web guide (Dept of Primary Industries & Fisheries, Queensland)

Shark database


Brisbane Insects and Spiders Home Page

CSIRO insects

Australian Moths Online

Bioinformatics Museum Victoria



ABC Science Bird Atlas 

Gould - Birds of Australia

National Library of Australia - Birds!


Frogs Australia Network - Australian Frog Database

Frogs of Australia > Search for a frog


Australian Museum-mammal-finder

Mammal Species of the World

marine invertebrates:

JCU Stinger research unit - Marine Biology, Ocean Life Conservation, Sea creatures, Biodiversity, Oceans researc...

The Sea Slug Forum - Taxonomic Search


Aust Venom Research Unit

Australian Faunal Directory - Checklist for REPTILIA