The Bird Advocacy Foundation exists for the following purpose:
To be the champion of bird and bat welfare.
To provide direct care to native wild birds and bats that have been lost, mistreated, or without owners.
To facilitate the rehabilitation of birds and bats that have been orphaned, sick or injured.
To protect birds and bats from being shot, poisoned, or trapped in loose drape-over netting.
To promote changes in attitude using education in all levels of government and the productive horticulture industry to support the ethical and humane treatment of native birds and bats.
To lobby industry to support suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers or other key stakeholders (including the Government) whose practices do not include shooting, poisoning and trapping in loose drape-over netting.
To establish an Accreditation program that recognises growers who treat birds and bats ethically.
To promote, motivate and educate all like-minded people and the general public to take action to protect native birds and bats.