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Faces of FOK: Q&A with Claire

What is your background? I am originally from the Blue Mountains of NSW and grew up in the bush. My upbringing sparked my love of …


Koala corridors planned for Wilson River floodplain between Wyrallah and Tucki Tucki

Friends of the Koala have been successful with a third project funded by the NSW Environmental Trust to create wildlife corridors on the Wilson River floodplain and peri urban areas south of Lismore. The aim, to create safe passage for koalas. Lismore City Council will once again financially support this project. The total investment in … Read more

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2021 – Year In Review

While 2021 seemed like another year of stops, starts and postponements, the wheels at Friends of the Koala did not stop turning.

Aminya & Joey in the wild 10 Oct21 MC.Photo (C) Friends of the Koala

Joey joy for Aminya!

An orphaned koala who was raised by expert carers and spent months in rehabilitation has been spotted in the wild thriving with a joey of her own.


Faces of FOK: Q&A with Saskia

What is your FOK story? When did you join and why?
I have been volunteering at FOK for nearly 2 years now. I started in December of 2019 after I …

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Meet Les, the ultimate survivor thanks to our IFAW sponsored Vet team

In early October, Friends of the Koala rescuer, Maria Matthes, was completing a routine round of visual koala health checks on koalas in East Coraki.

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Joey for koala made famous thanks to Chris Hemsworth

An orphaned koala who was rescued and rehabilitated by specialist vets after her mum was hit by a car has been spotted thriving in the wild with a joey of her own.

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Faces of FOK: Q&A with Aliison

What is your FOK story?
I joined Friends of the Koala in 2015 after learning about their amazing work at a market stall. I filled the role of Secretary which was vacant at the time and was ….


Breeding season starts early for one juvenile koala

A koala who recovered from a disease transferred from his one-eyed mother has been spotted …


Introducing the 2021/2022 Management Committee

We are delighted to announce our 2021/2022 Management Committee members. Our new members have a range of backgrounds in communication, finance, human resources, fundraising and law and will …