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Gunyah Animal Healing Sanctuary

Providing a loving safe haven and forever home for animals in need.


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Your Support Matters

Regardless of the amount, your support is greatly appreciated.


Creating a natural and therapeutic environment

Not for profit Rescued Animal Sanctuary in Victoria, Gunyah is a Safe haven for animals in need. Located in Yarck, 1.5 hrs outside of Melbourne.

Gunyah’s residents are provided with a loving forever home at the Sanctuary, while receiving all the time, love, care and respect that they need in order to recover from their past trauma.

As a fully registered and endorsed Charity, Gunyah relies on public support to continue to save and enhance the lives of animals in need.

Meet The Animals


Care, love and hugs

… loads of hugs

Our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing haven for animals in need, rescuing and rehabilitating them while promoting their physical and emotional well-being. Through compassionate care, education, and community engagement, we strive to create a world where every animal is valued, protected, and cherished.


What is happening around the Sanctuary



Sanctuary Appeal for Support to Prevent Closure

Gunyah Animal Healing Sanctuary, a haven for animals in need, is facing a critical financial…

Winter Hay Drive

The hay purchased from last season’s cut is almost gone. With little forage here in…

Gunyah’s Financial Situation…

Update on the current financial challenge. You may well have read in recent posts that…

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How the funds are used

Donated funds will go towards keeping the residents happy and healthy, and it will also hopefully allow Gunyah to help other animals in need in the future.

Displayed breakdown is calculated after excluding land lease and volunteer housing expenses.

Feed and nutrients make up the core of daily expenses


Vet bills (scheduled and emergency) and health upkeep


Infrastructure improvements are also needed, such as fencing or animal shelters


Advertising and Bank Fees


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A safe haven for animals who have suffered from abuse, neglect or abandonment.