News and Events

Keep up with the latest news and events happening around Wild Koala Day and the conservation of Koalas in the Wild.

Wild Koala Day 2018 Results

Wild Koala Day May 3 2018 was a huge success. Here are the results:   14 independent Wild Koala Day events Australia-wide! Events ranged from koala tree planting, to information stalls, field days and walks, weeding and charity auctions. Some events were run on...

Koala kisses in the gum-trees | Wild Koala Day

Koala joey Kozo is one year old and almost ready to leave her mum, KiKi. For several weeks the pair have been sitting in the same tree, but not together. This is one of the first steps to independence for a koala joey. The bond between mother koala and joey is very...

The Bush needs Koalas

Koalas are part of the ecosystems that sustain life on this planet. The Bush needs Koalas, and koalas need The Bush. That’s why Wild Koala Day, May 3 is important to celebrate and protect koalas in the wild.

Wild Koala Day 2018: Homes For Everybody

Koalas can live in suburbs and towns.  Koalas can live successfully near humans. Around Australia there are many examples of suburbs and towns where koalas live due to sensitive development and good town planning.  These places are also great places for people to...