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Save the Koala Month

September is Save The Koala Month which culminates on Save the Koala Day on the 30th September. It is a great opportunity to raise awareness about koalas and their habitat, the threats they face and how we can protect them. Here at Friends of the Koala our goal for September is to increase understanding about … Read more

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Launching our new website

We’ve had a make-over! After months of hard work from our very small team and fabulous designers, we are ready to reveal our new and improved website. We hope you love it as much as we do! Earlier this year we set out to create a website with improved functionality for you the user and … Read more

Kids Corner

Press Release – Car Hits

Friends of the Koala Raises Alarm as Koala Car Hits Surge in the Northern Rivers Northern Rivers, 30-06-2023 – Friends of the Koala, the leading koala conservation organisation in the Northern Rivers, is deeply concerned about the alarming rise in the number of koala car hits in the region. The organisation is urging the public … Read more

Become a member and save koalas

Become a member

Did you know you can become a member of Friends of the Koala at only $20 a year? And while you don’t have to do anything if you don’t want to, our members participate and shape our work in many ways. Our active members roll up their sleeves and make a difference through positive action. … Read more

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Celebrating Our Volunteers

Over the Christmas period, our volunteers and staff were busy making sure that our koalas were still being cared for and so on January 21st it was finally their time to celebrate the end of another year and their outstanding contribution to Friends of the Koala. Our volunteer recognition event aims to, in a small … Read more

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Holiday Opening Hours

Christmas will pretty much be business as usual here at Friends of the Koala – our koalas still need our care and our 24/7 hotline will still be open for calls. We could even experience an increase in the volume of rescue calls because the roads are busier than usual with people travelling and our … Read more

Welcome to our new Committee Members

Committee Members

Following our Annual General Meeting we want to take this opportunity to officially welcome and introduce our Committee Members and to thank past Committee Members for their hard work. We also thank everyone who made it to our AGM to hear all about our work over the past year. Special thanks to Brendan Taylor from … Read more

Leave a long lasting legacy

Why not Make a Bequest

If you haven’t thought about it before, you’re not alone. Many people have not thought about making a bequest for a number of reasons and that’s ok, but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t! Reasons bequests are NOT made: not everyone has thought of making a will – nudge, nudge… not everyone knows what a bequest … Read more

NSW Koala Conference - The Vanishing

NSW State Koala Conference: The Vanishing

Save the koala habitat – come along to connect, learn and send a strong message to our political leaders in the run up to the state election: save koala habitat! This is a full day conference focusing on loss of koala habitat with presentations covering science and policy, as well as the experiences of local … Read more

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Welcome to the team! 

Friends of the Koala Management Committee are pleased to announce Silva Everaers as our new interim General Manager! Silva starts her new role mid-July.   Silva joined the Management Committee in October and moved into an HR manager role for 1 day a week in May. She has thrown herself into the organisation taking on a … Read more