The votes are in, and we cannot be happier. We have been awarded an Australian Ethical Community Grant. Thank you so much to everyone who voted for us! With the money, we can release four more... View Article
News - BOS Australia
News - BOS Australia
The AGM will be held on Monday 15th October at 6.00pm at: The RAN Sailing Club, Sir David Martin Reserve/1C New Beach Rd, Darling Point NSW 2027 Members are invited to attend and also participate... View Article
The medical requirements within the BOS rescue and rehabilitation centres are practically as wide-ranging as within human medical services. Can you help us out with a donation of any of the items on the wish list?... View Article
Do you have two weeks spare to make a difference to the lives of orangutans? Would you like to volunteer on a BOS Australia Enrichment program in Borneo?
Utilise your Fundraising Management experience to develop and implement the BOSA Fundraising Strategy and programs relating to orangutan adoptions, individual and major donors as well as grants & philanthropic foundations.
1 Jun 2016
Purchasing a baby orangutan care kit helps us provide the around-the-clock-care that every single orphaned. Just $35 buys one kit. BONUS baby orangutan posters available!!
13 May 2016
Baby Borneo Orangutans' need new X-ray machine. Your $10 can make it happen
Grab a Family Christmas bundle pack to compliment your Dodo adoption. Gifts for all the family, at a special discount, which benefit the orangutans.
We have some fabulous merchandise bundles available for adults and kids. Get in early with some Christmas shopping and save.
You're invited to Yvonne Levenston's Solo Exhibition in St Leonards, Sydney. Opening Night: Wednesday 21st October (exhibition runs upto 31st October), 10% sales donated to BOS with Guest Speaker, BOSA Vice President, Lou Grossfeldt.
Nominations are now open for the BOS Australia Committee Members.
Is there a keen Treasurer out there looking to volunteer their time for the orangutans?
Volunteering at Samboja Lestari by Emma Dunphy, August 2015 I’ve been BOS Australia’s Administrator for over five years now and I’m often asked if I’ve visited our projects in Borneo. I can now happily answer that... View Article
Exclusive to BOSA Supporters - Lou has agreed to sign a limited number of books and we are now delighted to offer signed copies of Our Primate Family via BOSA merchandise storefor $30 plus postage.
27 June 2015
VETERAN zookeeper Lou Grossfeldt looks across Taronga Zoo’s chimpanzee exhibit and sees more than a community of primates, capering and cavorting with abandon.
Join our VP Lou Grossfeldt and Primate Keeper, Janet Lackey, who will both be in Borneo at the Samboja Lestari Lodge from 10th to the 24th of February 2016 working on the ongoing behavioural enrichment project for the non releasable Orangutans.
A Celebration of 3 years of Orangutans releases. 167 free and 600 more to go. Dr Jamartin Sihite, CEO of BOS Indonesia (pictured) shared his joyous stories and footage of new freedoms and discussed BOS Indonesia’s... View Article
GINGERary and Summer Ginge '15 is back on 27th February! Its organiser, R.A.N.G.A. (Red and Nearly Ginger Association) exists to represent the interests of ginger primates everywhere and over the years has raised money for one particularly special group, the orangutans.
Congratulations to Teisha and thankyou to your wedding guests for their generosity October 2014 BOS Australia is delighted to congratulate Teisha and Darren on their recent marriage Teisha is one of BOSA ambassadors. She is founder... View Article
Head over to Alexandria on Sunday 26 October and visit our BOS Australia stall, C3. Celebrate all things animal-friendly by attending the exciting fun-filled fusion of food, fashion, entertainment, art, shopping, networking, talks and demonstrations. View... View Article
Our latest Forest Chatter newsletter is now available for you to download
RURU is really looking forward to starting her new life but needs your support. SMS RURU to 0467 000 273 to donate $5.
20th August 2014
Aware Environmental has kicked off its “Save Gutan” campaign this week launching the website www.savegutan.com.au to raise knowledge on the palm oil issue. People can help save Gutan in three ways : Learn, Act and Give.
1 June 2014
Enrichment is a vital part of a fulfilling and stimulating life for a captive orangutan. It is essential not only for unreleasable orangutans, but those preparing to return to the wild. Help us to enrich and nurture the lives of the orangutans who are unable to be returned to the wild.
19-22 June 2014
Come and visit us at stall C21 at the Mind Body & Spirit Festival, Sydney Showground, Sydney
Olympic Park. Half price online ticket offer
Lou Grossfeldt, BOS Australia VIce President, is currently at Samboja Lestari setting up an enrichment program for the orangutans in our care there.
11 April 2014
The much publicised security breach Heartbleed does not affect our web site as we use a different encryption method. We have been assured by our providers that your credit card and personal details are safe on our site. There is no need to change your user name and password. Paypal is also unaffected.
30th April 2014
Catch up with Lone's Media interviews during and subsequent to her March Lecture Series. Including her ABC Radio National interview with Richard Aedy.
3rd March 2014
BOS Foundation is committed to releasing orangutans into forest homes and, from 23 March to 8 May this year, BOS Australia is excited to give you the chance to ‘go wild’ as well...
3 February 2014
The Palm Oil Action Group (POAG) is running a palm oil campaign targeting Aldi!
Help R.A.N.G.A celebrate the end of GINGERary at SUMMERGINGE 2014
Come and party with R.A.N.G.A and a room full of natural & wannabe rangas whilst raising money for BOS Australia- Summer Ginge 2014
4th December 2013
Meet Sura...now just six months old, Sura was the latest victim of the scandalous Indonesian deforestation activities.
7th November 2013
Go Wild with Gorgi Coghlan and Teisha Lowry. Celebrate our 100th orangutan release on Tuesday 26 November at 6pm for a 7pm start, Mercat, 456 Queen St Melbourne
8 October 2013
Join environmental not-for-profit Sustainable Table and Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia at Palace Verona Cinema on Wednesday 30th October, for a screening of multi-award winning documentary Green, and to learn about the complex issue of palm oil production and how we can be part of the solution.
30 August 2013
Federal Shadow Minister for Climate Action Environment and Heritage, Greg Hunt, Coalition’s Orangutan And Rainforest Protection Plan
2 July 2013
Kevin Rudd is visiting Indonesia the first week of July 2013. We ask he look at the devastating effects of importing uncertified, unsustainable Palm Oil into Australia.