There are so many ways you can help us save orangutans from extinction. But none are quite as exciting as our Volunteer Program in Borneo and our new Trek for Orangutans to the summit of Mount... View Article
News - BOS Australia
News - BOS Australia
Thanks to your incredibly generous support, we are now breaking ground on a crucial rehabilitation project for a degraded peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan, Borneo. The area was once part of a failed mega-rice cultivation... View Article
Saving orangutans also means protecting their rainforest homes and fighting climate change. To reduce our carbon footprint, BOS Australia and BOS Switzerland, together with the BOS Foundation, built a new solar system at our Samboja Lestari... View Article
The threat is not over! COVID-19 case numbers in Indonesia are still high, putting our orangutans and staff members at risk. That’s why we must continue to protect their health as best as we possibly can... View Article
We are thrilled to announce, that we have successfully released an additional seven orangutans into the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (TNBBBR) in Central Kalimantan last week. This is the 37th release from our Nyaru... View Article
Last month marked an important moment for eight orangutans at our Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Central Kalimantan. They finally entered the pre-release stage of rehabilitation – the last step on their journey to freedom.... View Article
Get ready for some fantastic news! We have started to release orangutans again. After almost one year in lockdown, we safely and successfully released ten orangutans back to the Bornean rainforest. From our centre in Central... View Article
We have exciting news to share…three orangutans are ready for release. We will transfer three orangutans to a forested, sanctuary island located in the Salat Island cluster in Central Kalimantan. This is the first attempt to... View Article
2020 has been an unusually challenging year for everyone. All around the world, we lost loved ones, jobs and our way of life. However, despite the hurdles we’ve been up against, the support from you, our... View Article
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
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.