News & Events

  • Upcoming Events

    4 June 2024

    Our patron, Fuz Caforio, direct from South Africa, will be hosting his FIRST Exhibition in Western Australia at Terrace Greenhouse Gallery, 223 South Terrace, South Fremantle.

    All original artwork will be for sale, and Fuz is generously donating 50% of proceeds to our frontline conservation projects to save our beloved Painted Dogs. Also available on the night will be Limited Edition Prints, Greeting cards much more.

    Tickets are $70 and include drinks-featuring Painted Wolf Wines from South Africa and cheese platters, exclusive door prizes, the opportunity to win a rare Limited Edition print by Fuz himself, and a very special auction item that Fuz has painted just for the opening night.

    There will also be special guests in attendance, and an update on out latest achievements-so don’t miss out on this exclusive event!

    The exhibition is running until Saturday 9 June 2024; however, the inclusions above are only available on the official opening night. If you don’t want to miss out on an opportunity to own a magnificent, collectible piece of Art, then grab your tickets today!

    Book your tickets now!

    Doors open from 5pm, with official proceedings from 6pm and event concludes at 8pm.

    Love the Last

    19 May 2023

    International artists Gillie and Marc will be unveiling Love The Last March, the world's largest sculpture  at Singapore's Gardens By The Bay on National Endangered Species Day (19 May 2023).

    On this exclusive opening night, both artists will be there in person to talk about and unveil the 192-metre-long bronze sculpture showcasing 45 of the world’s most threatened animal species - including our beloved Painted Dog.

    Our Chairman John Lemon will be there for the grand opening. The exhibition will be open for 12 months and will be great exposure for both PDC Inc and the painted dogs themselves!

    Watch the live unveiling on Facebook.

  • Past Events

    17th March 2023 - Fundraising Dinner with Farmer Dave Graham

    8th July 2022 - A raffle of an original oil painting donated by patron Fuz Caforio

    30th May 2019 - An Evening with Nathan Ferlazzo

    5th May 2019 - An Evening with Simon Reeve

    10th November 2018 - An Evening of Art and Conservation

    23rd February - 4th March 2018 - Online auction of an African Safari!

    15-19th October 2017 - Perth Sydney Melbourne "An Evening with Kevin Richardson"

    9th June 2017 - The Newport Hotel, Fremantle WA "Absolute 80's COncert"

    27th April 2017 - Willowpond Reception Centre, Canning Vale WA "An Evening with Nathan Ferlazzo"

    24th November 2016 - Hyatt Hotel, East Perth “An Evening with Peter Blinston from Painted Dog Conservation In Zimbabwe”

    27th August 2016 - An Evening With Marini Ferlazzo

    18th February 2016 - PDC Inc. Gala Dinner in Canning Vale

    15th, 17th and 19th June 2015 - Exlusive Events with International Celebrity KEVIN RICHARDSON-THE LION WHISPERER in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne respectively.

    PDC Inc was honoured to again host three fundraising events across Australia in June 2015 with special guest "KEVIN RICHARDSON-THE LION WHISPERER". Over 500 people were in attendance, an amazing result with $114,000 being raised by our African auctions! Thanks to all those who attended, and to our very special MCs-our Patron and Channel 7's Simon Reeve in Perth and Sydney, and in Melbourne we were joined by Allison Langdon from 60 Minutes-who interviewed Kevin last year.

    13th February 2015 - WA Exclusive Launch of Dr Tammie Matson's documentary "Let Elephants Be Elephants" - her investigation into the illegal ivory trade.

    15th November 2014 - Dinner with PDC Inc Patron, Tony Park

    4-5th October 2014 - FURWAG Convention

    24th June 2014 - Evening with PDC Inc's newest Patron, Australian Journalist and Media Personality -Simon Reeve.

    2nd-7th November 2013 - An Evening with Kevin Richardso – The Lion Whisperer (Perth/Melbourne and Sydney).

    PDC Inc was honoured to host three fundraising events across Australia in November 2013, with special guest "Kevin Richardson-The Lion Whisperer" as our keynote speaker. Kevin is well know from his Dangerous Companions DVD, The Lion Rangerseries for National Geographic wild and his biography Part of the Pride, - which he wrote with our very own patron, Tony Park.

    Tony was in attendance as our special guest at our Perth event-launching his new book "The Prey". In Melbourne, Australian journalist, media personality and our newest patron -Simon Reeve, was our MC for the evening, and in Sydney, Dr Chris Brown-The Bondi Vet, was our MC.

    With over 400 guests attending our events in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, $100,000 was raised towards our frontline projects – what an incredible week! Apart from Kevin's amazing ability with the big cats, he is an active conservationist, currently campaigning against the "Canned Hunting Industry" in South Africa. PDC Inc is pleased to be partnering with Kevin in raising both awareness and funds for this initiative.

    17th October 2013, 7pm: "PAINTED DOG CONSERVATION INC AGM" Perth Zoo Lecture Theatre

    10th April 2013 - "Bowling for Painted Dogs" South Perth Bowling Club as part of the Nationwide event organised by the Australasian Society of Zoo Keeping.

    Over 10,000 was raised by all participants across the Zoos of Australasia-thank you!!

    28th February 2013 -The Hyatt Hotel -The return of Tony Park to Perth-Launch of "DARK HEART"

    PDC was pleased to announce the return of TONY PARK to PERTH IN 2013. 60 guests enjoyed canapes and drinks at the Plaza Ballroom at the Hyatt Hotel, as Tony launched his latest creation - Dark Heart. The evening was a great success with over $13,000 raised on the night.

    3rd November 2012 - Fundraising event with Anna Tolan, Director of Chipembele Wildlife Education in Mfuwe, Zambia -Hippo Creek Restaurant Karawara

    PDC Inc was pleased to host a Fundraising Dinner with our special guest - Anna Tolan from Chipembele in Zambia. 70 people enjoyed the delicious food and were entertained by a insightful presentation by Anna. In addition, over $10,000 was raised through our African Auction for the great work that Chipembele does! Thank you to all of our guests for their ongoing support!

    18th August 2012 - Fundraising Dinner - Zebra's African Steakhouse, Bicton

    PDC Inc was pleased to host a Fundraising Dinner at Zebra's African Steakhouse in Bicton. PDC Inc Chairman John Lemon provided guests with an update of his recent Field Trip to Zambia. This was combined with an African Auction, raising over $5000! Thank you to all our guests for their ongoing support!

    7TH AUGUST 2011 - The Hyatt Hotel - The return of Tony Park to Perth -Launch of "AFRICAN DAWN"

    PDC Inc was pleased to announce the return of Tony Park to Perth for the Launch of his new book "AFRICAN DAWN" on the 17th August, 2011. In addition, the Director of Zambian Carnivore Programme, Dr Matt Becker was in attendance to speak with the 80 guests in attendance.

    The evening was a great success-with over $20,000 raised through our Auction of African art, African holidays and the winning bids for a character name in Tony's next book - all for our in-situ conservation projects -o thank you to all that attended!

    Tony Park 2011.pdf

    15th July, 2011 - "HACHI" - Movie night at Perth Zoo

    PDC Inc held a family movie night at Perth Zoo lecture theatre on the 15th July, 2011 with over 70 people in attendance! The movie was "Hachi" starring Richard Gere-there was not a dry eye in the house! Many thanks to those who attended-PDC Inc raised over $600 for the night!

    Tony Park 2011.pdf

    1st April, 2011 - An evening at Zebra's Steakhouse, Bicton

    Tony launched his new book, “The Delta”, in which our Chairman, John Lemon is one of the characters-a Painted Dog researcher! In addition, long term supporter Syd Chipchase will also be a character in the book –a spy masquerading as a preacher!

    This was Tony’s third function for PDC Inc, which combined his book launch with an auction to raise funds for our in situ projects. All evenings with Tony have all been sold out and enjoyable evenings indeed!