Imagine a place where farm animals are free

Visit us

Book your tickets for our next community Open Day. Tour the sanctuary on foot to meet the free-roaming residents & hear their amazing stories. Then enjoy our cruelty-free BBQ.

Supporters' Club

Join our Supporters' Club for as little as $10 a month to support residents’ emergency vet care and supplementary feed. Received exclusive updates, special pricing for FAR events and discounts with our cruelty fee business alliances.

Volunteer/intern opportunities

Be part of something special.We have live-in intern opportunities available all year.
Or we would love to hear from you if you have time to volunteer on a weekly or monthly basis.

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Sarah Forster

Had such an amazing time here. What a beautiful sanctuary and home for animals to have a second chance at life. You can tell how well loved they all are and how passionate and kind everyone is that works/volunteers here. I miss all of the animals already! Thank-you for a wonderful, educational experience and all you do for the animals! 

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Patrick Green

Absolutely an amazing and magical place. Not just because of it's location and natural beauty, but because what it stands for. It's a small piece of paradise for abused animals. It shows that in our incredibly disturbed and twisted world, there are little pockets of love and compassion. And this is one of them. Please visit, please donate and please respect all animals.
This place is a must!

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Emilie Bartolf

What an amazing place run by the most dedicated people and supported by many animal lovers. What better way for children from Brisbane and other urban areas to meet their animal friends in their natural habitat. My wholehearted admiration and respect to the dedicated people running FAR.

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Harry Bolman

A brave new vegan world full of compassion and kindness is emerging and it is places like Farm Animal Rescue that are heralding in the change. Run selflessly and tirelessly by Brad King and Carol Slater, I can only imagine how many sleepless nights they've had caring for and saving animals in a way that most of us could not even believe possible. All of the wonderful souls that donate their money, time, energy and effort at FAR to create a better world for the animals are true unsung heroes. I have the deepest respect for you.

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Ana - FAR volunteer

Be part of something special…

I love supporting FAR because they’re a charity that not only cares for, & does incredible work for the deserving residents at the sanctuary, but also because of the amazing work FAR does outside the sanctuary to raise awareness for the hundreds of thousands of farmed animals that will never know sanctuary.

The sanctuary residents

Each of the FAR residents is unique, with their own amazing story, personality, interests & relationships. All are ambassadors for the millions of farm animals in Australia that people do not care for, listen to or respond to.

kane

This adventurous factory rescue loves to hang by the dams and dig many holes.

Kane

joanie

After arriving emaciated and dehydrated, Joannie has made an incredible recovery.

Joannie

portia

This little girl loves to sit and chat with the volunteers, but doesn’t really like pigs!

Portia

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Rescued at the 11th hour from slaughter, this little bobby calf rescue is now very huge.

Cale

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This little cutie was dumped but he is very much cherished here at FAR.

Edward

Latest from the blog

Safe and well fed

Two little lambs Scarlett and Davis, like most of the animals at Farm Animal Rescue (FAR), were rescued from certain death. Born into the freezing Victorian weather, both had lost their mothers and were alone at one day old. Thankfully, our rescuers found them and scooped them up into their arms, and a warm and …

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Camp FAR

Camp FAR is on again this April, and is still offering the best in bush camping including four tasty and wholesome vegan meals, a bush cash bar, yoga and meditation by Daniel from Fire and Ice, face painting, and healthful tips from acclaimed vegan nutritionist Amanda Benham. Early booker tickets are available until March 31st, …

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Heather having a meal at the lake

Volunteer/Intern Positions (Live-in)

Animal care live-in volunteer Available start dates IMMEDIATE START until 27 April, 2019 (fixed period) 14 May, 2019 (minimum one month) 2 June, 2019 (minimum one month) 27 August, 2019 (minimum one month) Days are long, from dawn to dusk, but the happy smiling faces of the animals around you will make it all worth …

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