Wildlife Land Trust / Sanctuaries / NSW / Yaminon

June and Alex Frew are the owners of Yaminon, a property located in Bendalong, approximately 50km South of Nowra, New South Wales. The sanctuary is a dedicated wildlife sanctuary used for wildlife rehabilitation. It is listed as a Wildlife Refuge with the local Council, and it is June and Alex’s intent to continue raising and releasing wildlife (primarily wombats) on Yaminon.

The sanctuary covers approximately 16.2 hectares with ironbark, stringybark and bloodwood species, as well as turpentine (Syncarpia glomulifera) being the predominant vegetation species alongside waratahs (Telopea spp.), banksias and a variety of wattle species.

Known wildlife inhabitants of Yaminon include superb lyrebirds (Menura novaehollandiae), eastern grey kangaroos (Macropus giganteus), red-necked (Macropus rufogriseus) and swamp (Wallabia bicolor) wallabies, bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus), gang-gang cockatoos (Callocephalon fimbriatum), greater (Petauroides volans) and sugar (Petaurus breviceps) gliders, brush-tailed possums (Trichosurus vulpecula), lace monitors (Varanus varius) and a variety of snakes.