Rabbit Runaway Orphanage was established as a registered charity in 2009. The struggle to establish the first no kill pet rabbit rescue in Victoria is documented in many of the earlier media articles and shows bias against pet rabbits. Later articles demonstrate some of the work of the Orphanage. Please also view RELATED RESEARCH and PETITION
BUNNIES ARE FOR LIFE, TOO
Judi Inglis at Rabbit Run-away orphanage in Olinda urges people to buy a chocolate rabbit rather than a real on this Easter.
Mail - Ranges Trader mail - 09th April 2019
Inner cottontailed peace
here are cat cafes, dog cafes, even goat yoga, and now a collaboration between the Dandenong Ranges Rabbit Run-Away Orphanage and yoga instructor India Barnard has resulted in something that’s both cute and cathartic.
Rangers Trader 26/02/2018
Rabbit Run-Away Orphanage owners cancel Valentines Day plans to rescue dumped bunnies
OLINDA rabbit rescuers Judi and Bryce Inglis put their love for the animals above their love for each other on Valentine’s Day after taking in a group of seven dumped bunnies.
Herald Sun 18/02/2016
JUDI & BRYCE INGLIS - THE MISUNDERSTOOD RABBIT
We have Dr Judi & Bryce Inglis in the studio, describing their work advocating for the much-misunderstood house rabbit whose welfare is largely ignored in Australia. Their organisation, Rabbit Run-Away Orphanage, is dedicated to bringing education to all levels of government as well as the public, leading to improved welfare and legal change.
Freedom of species 22/07/2018
Forgotten bunnies put hopes in special day
They can bring so much joy into your life, so this National Pet Adoption Day, why not consider making your home a forever home?
Rangers Trader 02/02/2018
Why Easter is bad for bunnies
While most people associate Easter with holidays and chocolate eggs, those luxuries couldn’t be further from the minds of animal shelters around Victoria.
Rangers Trader 20/03/2018
Rabbit Run-Away Orphanage may need break from accepting bunnies as high vet bills take their toll
AN OLINDA rabbit refuge fears it may have to stop taking in bunnies as it struggles to cope with soaring vet bills of more than $70,000 a year.
Herald Sun 22/04/2016
This media was based on the misrepresentation of the Free Press Leader and Herald Sun. This Jon Faine segment was followed by an interview with Judi Inglis, President of Rabbit Runaway Orphanage, who addressed the inaccuracies in the article the following day at the start of the talkback segment.
This misinformed, bias and totally inaccurate article lead to a complete misunderstanding of the purpose of the grant as well as the work of the Orphanage.