Growling Grass Frog

Growling Grass Frog

The Growling Grass Frog (Litoria raniformis), also known as the Southern Bell Frog, is one of Australia’s largest frogs and an important part of wetland ecosystems. Once common throughout Victoria, the Growling Grass Frog has diminished in number over the last decade, particularly in suburban areas, and needs our help!  In the past, the Growling Grass Frog was distributed across a large area of south-east Australia, including Tasmania

Species: Growling Grass Frog (Litoria raniformis),
Location: Victoria
Status: Vulnerable
Threats: Habitat loss, degradation  altered water regimes and disease
Our work: monitoring, habitat restoration, community education

Taking action to conserve the Growling Grass Frog

Conservation Volunteers is working monitor, restore and enhance frog habitat, creating carefully designed wetlands in areas crucial to Growling Grass Frogs and other frog species.

You can volunteer to help Growling Grass Frogs near Geelong in Victoria or donate to Wild Futures to further assist in this vital program.

Help save the growling grass frog

Together we are the difference … 

We need your continued support to safeguard the survival of Growling Grass Frog and their habitats along with other species across the country.


Would you like to give the Growling Grass Frog a wild future? You can do so by donating through our secure online system.


By volunteering on one of our field projects, you can make a practical contribution and help give the Growling Grass Frog a wild future.

Further Information

For further information  the national recovery plan and Flora and Fauna Guarantee Action Statement provides useful information.