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Friends Of The Koala

We are hiring!

Friends of the Koala is looking for an interim manager for 6 months, who is excited to join the organisation 3-5 days a week to look after our most important asset: Our People. What will you do?  Support, develop and lead our people HR & recruitment Day-to-day operational management  Process optimisation Strategic planning & budgeting … Read more


FOK Plantation News

As you can all imagine a lot of our plantations have been ravaged by the floods. We would love to have more willing hands to volunteer on Wednesday or Friday mornings, if you are interested in volunteering in the plantations please contact Kate Hayes at We have been getting some assistance from Lismore City … Read more


FOK joins Return & Earn Scheme

Click the link below to access our video that explains how to help save our koalas by recycling. Instructions for Return & Earn


Faces of FOK: Q&A with Katrina

Friends of the Koala Data Coordinator, Katrina Jeffery has her own private property known as Koala Gardens which is under a conservation agreement and includes a plantation of trees to

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Orphaned koala joey rescued amid catastrophic floods

A rescued orphaned koala joey is one of countless native animals rescuers expect will need urgent care amid the flooding catastrophe in New South Wales and Queensland.


Trauma Season in Review

Each year Friends of the Koala tends to over 350 sick, injured, and orphaned koalas. Between the months of July and December admissions are at their highest with the onset of peak koala breeding season, also known as trauma season.

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Faces of FOK: Q&A with Maria

Friends of the Koala rescuer, Area Coordinator and Koala Watch Officer, Maria Matthes was awarded Ballina Shire’s ….


A Bittersweet Win for Koalas

Friends of the Koala welcomes the federal government’s decision to up list koalas in ….

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Volunteering with koalas, rewarding in more ways than one

For over three decades, Friends of the Koala have rescued, rehabilitated, and released countless koalas, however the fluffy, grey marsupials are not the only ones that have found refuge in the groups vital work.

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Faces of FOK: Q&A with Susannah

What is your background?
My working life was as a Financial Analyst for a few banks and finance companies. I fell into the job as it came quite easily but it was never rewarding. It did, however, give me …