Warrnambool | A City for Living

Ways you can help the Middle Island Project

The groups involved in the Middle Island Project welcome support, with the ongoing operation of the Project attributed to support from our sponsors, donations and proceeds from the educational experience program.


The Middle Island Project appreciates all donations which go directly towards the running costs of the Project to care for the maremma dogs and train to protect the little penguins.

You can donate online with PayPal.


The Middle Island Project is grateful for its two major sponsors; The Vet Group and PetStock Warrnambool.

If your organisation is interested in becoming a sponsor of the Middle Island Project, please contact:


Social Media

You can follow the Middle Island Project on social media to stay up to date with the Project.
Facebook: Middle Island – Maremma Penguin Project
Instagram: @wboolpenguins
Twitter: @wboolpenguins

Warrnambool Coastcare Landcare Network

The Warrnambool Coastcare Landcare Network (WCLN) operates the annual penguin arrival counts and breeding surveys on Middle Island.

The group is always ready to welcome new members and encourages the building of a balanced biodiverse environment around Warrnambool.

To find out more about WCLN including volunteer opportunities with the group please visit:

Warrnambool Coastcare Landcare Network Facebook Page


or contact admin@wcln.org.au


Media Queries

For media queries related to the Middle Island Project please contact Warrnambool City Council on (03) 5559 4800,

contact@warrnambool.vic.gov.au or visit www.warrnambool.vic.gov.au/contact-council