Welcome to Endeavour Veterinary Ecology

1695 Pumicestone Rd,
Toorbul QLD 4510

Company Profile

Endeavour Veterinary Ecology P/L is an Australian company based in Toorbul, Queensland, that provides specialised ecological, veterinary and wildlife management services. We have a high level of expertise in the management of wildlife, particularly koalas, including wildlife population health assessment, veterinary population management and reproductive control, disease surveillance and ecology, disease investigation, scientific research and development of koala management plans. We also provide training in safe koala capture and handling, veterinary procedures and koala management, and remote drug delivery methods (use of dart guns and blow-pipes).

Best Practice

Endeavour Veterinary Ecology develops and delivers humane and best-practice solutions to wildlife management issues.   We are uncompromising in providing services and solutions to our clients that ensure high standards of animal welfare and optimal ecological outcomes.

We pride ourselves on:

  • setting best practice benchmarks for koala management
  • providing sound advice and expertise on the management and conservation of wildlife
  • high quality reporting and deliverables provided on time and within budget
  • highly skilled, passionate, driven and experienced staff

Team Leaders

Dr Jon Hanger

BVSc BVBiol PhD MACVSc
Managing Director and Wildlife Veterinarian

Jon is an experienced wildlife veterinarian who is well recognised and highly regarded for his research and veterinary expertise, particularly with koalas…read more


Jo Loader

BSc (Hons), Dip. App. Sc. (Anim. Tech.)
Research Scientist and Veterinary Nurse

Jo is a Research Scientist/Veterinary Nurse at Endeavour Veterinary Ecology. Prior to joining Endeavour, she was employed for five years in a similar role at the Australian Zoo Wildlife Hospital…read more

Facilities and Equipment

Endeavour Veterinary Ecology has brand-new veterinary facilities located in Toorbul, Queensland. This purpose-built wildlife facility can provide a full range of veterinary services from routine health checks to complex diagnostic and surgical procedures. It can also house a small number of koalas for short and long-term hospital stays…read more

Some of our Research Collaborators

  • The University of Queensland
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital
  • Griffith University
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Murdoch University
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Zurich