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Issue 1

Friends Of The Koala

Triumph for the World’s First Koala Prosthesis

In case you missed the news, Triumph our male resident koala has received the first koala prosthesis.Triumph only has three feet, a congenital defect he received from birth. Instead of a foot on his right leg, he has a stump with a small foot pad on the end. While he moves around considerably well, he … Read more


Koala Hospital Expansion Plans

In the last financial year, we rescued more than 330 koalas across the Northern Rivers region. Since becoming the first koala hospital in the region, our admission rates are predicted to increase beyond the carrying capacity of our current facilities. So we are beyond thrilled to have collaborated with WWF which will enable us to expand our … Read more

New Logo for Friends of the Koala

Operating for over 35 years, we have an established history of working towards positive outcomes for koalas. Our profile has grown rapidly following the 2019-20 bushfire season, triggering the need to refresh the logo to better reflect our current and future direction. Proud of our 35-year legacy, the new logo retains core features of the previous design such as … Read more


Fundraiser Raffle

After three months of selling tickets at markets, in homes and on the streets of Lismore and Casino our first raffle for 2021 was drawn on Monday March 1. The Lismore Mayor, Vanessa Ekins (pictured) pulled the winning tickets at Friends of the Koala along with Burribi our mascot and volunteers Lola Whitney and Debbie Gooley. 1st … Read more