Our Team

Jo Burston

Treasurer and Co-Founder.

Jo has been a Registered Veterinary Nurse for over 20 years. She has had the privilege to have worked for the Perth Zoo Veterinary department and Murdoch University.

Jo has been rehabilitating wildlife for over 20 years and oversees the running of our clinic, training courses and volunteer participation..   

Karen Walker 



With 15 years in the industry and 10 years with Maroo. Karen brings years of experience. With patience and dedication Karen is especially good with babies of all species.


Kevin Burston

Committee Member

Kevin is a valued member who is committed to Maroo and our goals. 

Kevin's compassion extends beyond Wildlife, he volunteers his time and support to Dog Refuge Homes and other welfare groups.

Glen Burston

Chairman and Co-Founder.

Glen's attributes brings 30 years of Mechanical  Engineering and 5 years of Wildlife Rehabilitation to Maroo.  

Welder, Fabricator and Handyman if it needs to be built or modified he's the man to do it.


Brian Walker 

Vice Chairman  

Brian has worked alongside Karen in all aspects of wildlfie rehabilitation.  Brian is our go to man for all things carpentry and building.

David Mc Grath

Committee Member (UK representative) 

Dave is an Ecologist/Sustainability Manager.

Dave has been a supporter of Maroo for over 7 years. He has made two trips to the refuge over those years helping us conduct sustainability studies.

What we do.

  • Rehabilitation of Injured Wildlife
  • Education and Training courses
  • General Tours for groups and organisations
  • Mentoring for Wildlife Volunteers
  • Volunteer Training
  • Use Sustainable and Environmental Practices


Join Our Team

Proudly supported by:
Burston Blue Wildlife Teats










Manjimup Stock Feeds

M+J Engineering and Marine Sales

John Palmer [Photographer]

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