About us

We assist bereaved children to find a way to live with loss and grief, to move forward and take the next steps on their bereavement journey.

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Important Dates

We are currently finalising dates for our 2020 camps. Stay tuned for more information.


Wombat’s Wish cannot operate without your support.

You can donate here.

Do you know of a bereaved child?

The death of a parent is extremely difficult for children. We provide guidance and support to enable them to manage the impact of death on their lives.

Consider filling out the referral form.

Looking to volunteer?

We offer a variety of opportunities to volunteer. Depending on your interests and skills, we can make sure that you find the right volunteering opportunity to suit you.


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  • Wombat’s Wish, Geelong’s not-for-profit organisation that supports children who have experienced the death of a parent is very pleased to announce the appointment of Nicki Dunne, as Wombat’s Wish’s first Operations Manager. Nicki joins Wombat’s Wish after a stellar career leading the Bellarine Training and......

  • As a result of the COVID disruptions across Victoria, our May camp has been postponed indefinitely.  We are in the process of notifying all families and rescheduling to the October camp.   Please stay safe and well through this very trying time. Freeman x...

  • Thank you so much for the article Wyndham Star Weekly. We are delighted to expand our services and now support western Melbourne children and their families. The full article is published in the link below: Wombat’s Wish heads to Wyndham...

  • Good evening, as many of our followers would be aware in 2019 Wombat’s Wish are pleased to be running our first dedicated camp for families outside of the Geelong region. This camp will be focussed on the Wyndham region in Western Melbourne and we are......


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