Wild Koala Day Events Australia-wide

Get involved with a Wild Koala Day Event and help koalas.

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Bangalow Koalas Tree Planting 13 April 2021

9am, Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Cedar Point, NSW

RSVP: president@bangalowkoalas.com.au

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Bangalow Koalas Tree Planting 26 April 2021

9am, Monday 26 April, 2021

Clunes, NSW

RSVP: president@bangalowkoalas.com.au

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Koala Clancy volunteer day 30 May 2021

You Yangs area, VIC

9am Sunday 30 May, 2021

Cost: $30 local adults, $20 kids, $120 tourists

Book here: https://www.koalaclancyfoundation.org.au/events/

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Bangalow Koalas Tree Planting 20 April 2021

9am, Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Coffee Camp, NSW

RSVP: president@bangalowkoalas.com.au

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Bangalow Koalas Tree Planting 27 April 2021

9am, Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Clunes, NSW

RSVP: president@bangalowkoalas.com.au

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Koala Clancy Tree Planting 5 June 2021

Stonehaven – west of Geelong area, VIC

9am Saturday 5 June, 2021

Cost: $30 local adults, $20 kids, $120 tourists

Book here: https://www.koalaclancyfoundation.org.au/events/

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Bangalow Koalas Tree Planting 23 April 2021

9am, Friday 23 April, 2021

Bangalow, NSW

RSVP: president@bangalowkoalas.com.au

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Koala Clancy volunteer day 1 May 2021

You Yangs area, VIC

9am Saturday 1 May, 2021

Cost: $30 local adults, $20 kids, $120 tourists

Book here: https://www.koalaclancyfoundation.org.au/events/

Past Wild Koala Day Events: 2020

Koala Clancy Tree Planting 27 June 2020

You Yangs area, VIC

9am Saturday 27 June, 2020

Cost: $30 local adults, $20 kids, $120 tourists

This event is booked out.

Koala Action Gympie stall for Wild Koala Day

Koala Action Gympie will have a stall at the Gympie Garden Expo.

When: Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 May

Where: Gympie Showgrounds, Gympie Qld

We have 2,020 trees to provide free to landholders doing habitat connectivity projects on their land

Koala Clancy Tree Planting 21 June 2020

You Yangs area, VIC

(if possible) 9am, Sunday 21 June, 2020

Cost: $30 local adults, $20 local kids, $120 tourists

Click here to book.

Pine Rivers Koala Care Wild Koala Day virtual event

Wild Koala Day is on again, but digital!  

When: Sunday 3 May 2020

Where: in your home

What: a koala photo competition, a gallery of koala photos to share on your social media, and more!

Go to the event page for details 

Mornington Peninsula Koala Information Event

UPDATE: This workshop was very successful, with over 80 participants including local government representatives. 


Did you know our koala population on the Mornington Peninsula is in trouble? For ‘Wild Koala Day 2020’ join us and learn what you can do to help our local koalas.

This is a Zoom meeting for Mornington Peninsula residents and everyone else interested in koala and nature conservation. We will share what we know about koalas on the Mornington Peninsula followed by an online Q&A.

Dr Desley Whisson – Koala researcher and expert
Dirk Jansen – MPKC President

IMPORTANT – You have to register for this event via Eventbrite otherwise you will not receive the Zoom details: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/mornington-peninsula-koala-conservation-30087804578

Bangalow Tree Planting 14 March 2020

9am, Saturday 14 March, 2020

Binna Burra NSW

RSVP: twodogsmedia@optusnet.com.au

Bangalow Koalas Tree Planting 28 March 2020

9am, Saturday March 28, 2020

Binna Burra NSW

RSVP: twodogsmedia@optusnet.com.au

Online Tree Planting Workshops

UPDATE: These workshops were very productive. Over 50 people participated from all over NSW, QLD & VIC. We hope to run these again in 2021.


Learn how to set up your own koala tree planting project.
Hear from two organisations: Koala Clancy Foundation VIC and Bangalow Koalas NSW, both successful & experienced koala tree planters .

Tuesday 28 April 7-9pm

Saturday 2 May 10am-12

Thursday 7 May 3-5pm

Cost: free, but you must register to receive the zoom meeting details.

Workshop is limited to 20 participants. Representatives of tree planting, animal welfare and conservation groups only.

Register by emailing Janine: president@koalaclancyfoundation.org.au

Koala Tree Planting Gympie 5 March 2020

Thursday 5 March, 2020

Kandanga, Qld

RSVP: koalas@mrccc.org.au

Koala Cover Photo Competition

We have so many awesome photos sent in by our members, so we thought we’d give you a chance to let everyone else see them!

The winning shot will be chosen by the number of likes and will be used as the cover photo for this page for the month of May to celebrate Wild Koala Day.


  • Anyone can enter. 
  • Landscape photos work best 
  • A maximum of 3 entries per person. 
  • Like or react to your favourite photo and ask others to like yours. 
  • The photo with the most likes / reactions by 8pm Saturday, 2 May will be the winner. 
  • Get in early to maximise your likes.
  • Enter your own photos only (no downloads from other pages etc unless they are yours) 
  • Koalas only

POST YOUR ENTRY on the facebook page here IN COMMENTS …….

Past Wild Koala Day Events: 2019

Koala Clancy tree planting VIC 21 July 2019

Koala Tree Planting along the rivers of the Western Plains. Koalas need these trees asap to escape the extreme heat and dryness caused by climate change.

Where: You Yangs / Little River VIC area

Cost: $30 adults, $20 kids

More details at the link.



Bangalow Koalas Tree Planting 1 June 2019

460 Bangalow Rd, Talofa NSW

9am to 10.30am

Cost: free

RSVP: twodogsmedia@optusnet.com.au

No weeding, digging just planting 2,000 koala trees in pre-dug holes and mulching – EASY!

Wild Koala Day Toondah Harbour 3 May

Cleveland, Redlands (south Brisbane), 8am Friday 3 May.  Come and meet some Toondah Koalas

Campbelltown NSW Koala Tree Planting May 4

Cook Park, Campbelltown (Sydney) NSW May 4:

To help protect and extend koala habitat Greening Australia is partnering with Campbelltown City Council and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to host a planting afternoon.
You’ll be helping us plant 3,000 local trees, shrubs and grasses to improve the vital koala corridor at Cook Park. Cook Park is a key link between the Georges River wildlife corridor and Smiths Creek, which is Campbelltown’s largest urban bushland reserve. Go to event page for more. 

Mornington Peninsula VIC Nature Walk May 3

Arthurs Seat, Mornington Peninsula (Melbourne) VIC May 3 at 4.15pm.

Nature Walk: learn about koala habitat and lots of other local plants and wildlife. Meet in Rosebud at 4.15 pm for 4.30 pm walk. All ages welcome. See event page for more details.

Team Koala Tweed tree planting 25 May 2019

When: 8.30am on Saturday 25th May 2019.

Where: Kellehers Road, Pottsville Wetland (see map at link)

What will be provided: All the holes for the trees will be dug, and water, trees and weed mats provided for us to install. Spare gloves, extra water and a yummy morning tea will also be provided.

For extra information: Contact Tanya Fountain – tfountain@tweed.nsw.gov.au, 02 6670 2587 (work phone)

I hope to see you there – give me a ring if you need any more info – 0428 140 729.

Greening Australia Tree Planting May 4

Community Tree Planting afternoon, Cook Park, Campbelltown (Sydney) NSW. 2 – 5 pm. Free entry.

Pine Rivers Qld Koala & Wildlife Celebration May 5

Old Petrie Town, Whiteside (Brisbane) QLD 8am to 2pm: A community education day.

You Yangs VIC Koala Conservation Day April 28

You Yangs, near Melbourne VIC: A special Koala Conservation Day for Wild Koala Day.  Help remove weeds that threaten koala habitat, and take walks to meet wild koalas with experienced Koala Researchers.

Cost: $30 adults, $20 kids

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/koala-conservation-day-tickets-56609437351?aff=es2


Adelaide, SA Fundraiser May 3

Aldinga Shopping Centre, near McLaren Vale (Adelaide) SA 1 to 5pm:

Fundraiser for koalas.  Buy a koala cupcake and macaroon. Meet Rae & Honey

Koala Clancy VIC Tree Planting 23 June 2019

Koala Tree Planting along the rivers of the Western Plains. Koalas need these trees asap to escape the extreme heat and dryness caused by climate change. 

Where: Bannockburn VIC area

Cost: $30 adults, $20 kids

More details at the link. 

Tuckurimba NSW Koala Gardens May 3

Tuckurimba, northern NSW, May 3:

Field Day with guest speakers.  See how a private property has become a sanctuary for wild koalas.

Caboolture Qld May 4 Wild Koala Day Event

Caboolture Showgrounds, (Brisbane) Qld May 4 9am to 2pm:

Moreton Bay Koala Rescue (MBKR) are hosting a community event to raise awareness of the threats Koalas are facing and to strengthen protection for koala habitats.

Food stalls, hand-made goods, kids rides, activities, educational talks/presentations.
Gold coin donation entry. Go to event page for more details.

Bangalow NSW Koala Tree Planting April 27

Ewingsdale, near Byron Bay NSW: Bangalow Koalas plan to plant 1700 Koala Trees in their Koala Corridor.  All Welcome. 

RSVP: twodogsmedia@optusnet.com.au

Past Wild Koala Day Events: 2018

Wild Koala Talks 5 May

Join us at this free community event to learn about the wild koalas of the Moreton Bay Region. Hear from expert presenters who have dedicated their lives to rescuing, caring, and protecting our national icon. Learn what you can do to assist your koala neighbours, and even participate in a rescue induction if you are wondering if you can step up and do even more. Presentations by Koala Action Inc, Endeavour Veterinary Ecology and Moreton Bay Koala Rescue Inc.

Gunnedah Koala Day May 9

KOALA HABITAT FIELD DAY Wednesday 9 May 2018

Come along and learn about what you can do to help koalas.

Curlewis Community Hall 10am – 3.30pm

RSVP to Lana Andrews 0407 885105 or lana@tria.org.au

Koala Clancy's Birthday Conservation Day May 6

A very special Koala Conservation Day to celebrate Wild Koala Day with the koala that started it all: Koala Clancy! There will be cakes, there will be fun, there will be koalas to see and weeds to remove!  Cost: $30 adults.

Vote for the next King Koala

Just a bit of fun: 3 male koalas are vying for the top job in the You Yangs right now.  Read about each of them and vote for the one who deserves to be King Koala of the You Yangs!

Pine Rivers Koala Care May 6

After last years amazingly successful event, We will be holding another Wild Koala Day on 6th May 2018 at Old Petrie Town.

Sunday, May 6 at 8 AM – 2 PM
Old Petrie Town Dayboro Rd Whiteside QLD

Past Wild Koala Day Events: 2017

Koala Gardens at Tuckurimba


Thursday May 3, 2018

9.30 am until Midday

Get out in the fresh air
Meet Jet the scat dog
A drone demo by Luke
David will talk about all things green

Smith's Creek Campbelltown Tree Planting April 29th

The Smiths Creek Bushcare Group in partnership with Council, Conservation Volunteers Australia and the NSW Government invites you to plant a tree to help enhance koala habitat in Smiths Creek Reserve.

Join us from 8am to help plant and hear all about the great grant program the group is involved in as well as how you can help.

Participants will then be treated to a sausage sizzle as the groups way of saying thanks!

Bangalow Koalas Tree Planting

Plant koala trees for the future! Sunday February 11 9am to 1pm, Bangalow, NSW.

This Wild Koala Day event was enormously successful and received media coverage.

AUCTION for Wild Koala Day April 26 to May 3

Wild Koala Day May 3rd


A day to celebrate wild koalas and protect their habitats to raise awareness of endangered koalas and their threatened natural habitat
Be a super hero for Koalas ❤️🐨❤️

I will be uploading 15 beautifully handmade koalas & Kangaroos plus lovely beautiful handmade Painted bags

Auction closes 7pm May 3rd 2018

❤️🐨🍃AND GOOD LUCK ❤️🐨🍃

ARROW Tree Planting 30 April

ARROW and Kilcoy Landcare Tree Planting at Toogoolawah on 30 April 2018

Planted 100 trees to finish off the project started last year.

Tree Planting for Wild Koala Day

Kilcoy Landcare koala tree planting 30 April

Wild Koala Day Talk Douglas Park May 8

In celebration of #wildkoaladay join us Monday 8th of May 6:30pm Douglas Park for a talk on what we can do to help our #dropbears from dropping in on us and what to do when they do pop over unannounced, by Ricardo from Help Save the Wildlife and Bushlands in Campbelltown. Call Sophie 0418742429 for more info.

Shop to help Koalas on Wild Koala Day

REMEMBER- BUY ON MAY 3rd where 50% of all profits of sales of Marini Ferlazzo AUSTRALIANA products will be donated to Libby’s Koala & Wildlife Crusade!

PLEASE visit the website to start your wish listhttps://www.mariniferlazzo.com.au
PLEASE RSVP so that you will get a reminder to shop on Thursday May 3rd- #WildKoalaDay

Noosa Wild Koala Day Walk April 29

In Honour of Wild Koala Week we are hosting our 3rd Wild Koala Day Walk in Noosa National Park on Sunday 29th April at 9am. Bring your koala spotting eyes, a water bottle, a hat and sunscreen and come enjoy the morning with us.

The walk will be led by our local author, photographer and spotter extraordinaire Bernard Jean.

Last year we had over 50 people attend this walk and we hope to have a good turnout again this year!