The Wombat Foundation was incorporated in 2004 as a not-for-profit public company.
On 30 June 2005, the Foundation was entered onto the Register of Environmental Organisations, enabling donations to be tax deductible.
The objects of The Wombat Foundation are:
to assist, financially or otherwise, in the recovery and preservation
to obtain funds through donations, bequests, public appeals, special events
pursue business interests, commercial activities, sponsorship and other
to increase the profile of the Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat;
to promote research into the Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat.