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Volunteers in Focus

2024 is in full swing at Friends of the Koala, thanks to our amazing volunteers who work tirelessly throughout the year and over the holidays to make sure our koalas are well cared for and others are being rescued and treated in our hospital. January is a time to plan and set goals and our … Read more

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Bunnings Community Day

Christmas has come early for us at Friends of the Koala! We would like to give a huge shout-out to the leadership team from Bunnings from all over NSW for their recent support in completing their community project at Friends of the Koala. Working on our koala runs We previously mentioned that we are on … Read more

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National Eucalypt Day 2023

Happy National Eucalypt Day – 23rd March 2023! This year marks ten years of National Eucalypt Day. Find out why we are all nuts about gums (eucalyptus trees)! Multiple species of eucalypt According to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, the term ‘eucalypt’ includes approximately 900 species in the three genera Eucalyptus, Corymbia and Angophora. Almost … Read more

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Volunteer Week Celebrations 2023

We celebrated Volunteer Week 2023 with these amazing humans! Did you know that we now have 240+ volunteers? Some, you will have heard about, spotted in photos and many, many more, who work quietly behind the scenes. To celebrate our volunteers, we had some surprise nominations and presentations throughout the week for a number of … Read more

Friends of the Koala parnters

Partners – SimplyClean Australia

SimplyClean Australia, a local manufacturer of eco & healthy cleaning products, has been a long term supporter of Friends of the Koala – and it all commenced in 2017. SimplyClean is hard at work developing and making products that are safe for people and the planet. Protecting the environment is at the heart of what … Read more

Friends of the Koala Koala Care Centre

FOK Koala Hospital and Koala Care Centre

Based in East Lismore, we operate the only dedicated Koala Hospital in the region in addition to running an Education and Administration Centre and a Community Nursery. Our Koala Hospital treats more koalas than any other koala hospital on the East Coast of Australia and offers 24/7 care with a veterinary team sponsored by IFAW … Read more

Volunteer with Friends of the Koala

Volunteers needed

Friends of the Koala operates on the generosity of our volunteers. We currently have 170 active volunteers who completed 54,000 hours of volunteer work last year. It is truly humbling to work with such a passionate group of people, showing up tirelessly for koalas and displaying incredible resilience amid devastating natural disasters and beyond. Friends … Read more