Funding boost for ACT Wildlife after charity reached 'breaking point'

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By Blake Foden
Updated January 10 2020 - 2:17am, first published December 28 2019 - 5:30pm

The ACT government has given extra funding to a wildlife charity that was "at breaking point" and unable to reliably staff a 24-hour phone service that receives calls for help.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.