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Koalas are one of Australia's most iconic animals

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Koalas are protected in New South Wales

The New South Wales Government has in place a range of programs and policies to help conserve koalas. Find out about the New South Wales Koala Strategy, the Saving our Species Program, other funding programs and laws and policies helping to conserve koalas for future generations.

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Are you working for an organisation that helps to protect koalas in New South Wales, or our precious NSW Koala Country?

Thank you for the work you do.

This page provides free resources and templates to help you:

  • measure and report on the outcomes you achieve against state-wide objectives
  • share your experiences and success with others
  • attract more support for your projects and work
  • apply for grants more easily
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Resources to help koalas

The following resources are for community organisations working to conserve koalas. These templates, case studies and guidelines can be edited and adapted to suit your purposes.

Case study: Best Practice Principles for Koala Habitat Restoration in Bongil Bongil National Park

Guidelines: Running a koala restoration program with volunteers

Template: Statement of duties for volunteers

Guidelines: How to write a successful grant application

Guidelines: Capturing your audience’s attention

Guidelines: Developing effective community engagement programs

If you have koala conservation resources or stories to share, please contact us

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More resources available elsewhere

The following resources are hosted by NSW Koala Country partner groups and other organisations.

Koala water station fact sheet

Koala water station fact sheet cover

provided by North West Local Land Services

Download fact sheet

A review of koala tree use across New South Wales

Koala tree use report cover

provided by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Download report

Responsible dog ownership brochure

Responsible dog ownership brochure cover

provided by Friends of the Koala

Download brochure

Living with wildlife: Koalas and cars fact sheet

Living with wildlife - koalas and cars brochure cover

provided by the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection

Download fact sheet

Tips on how to restore koala habitat 

provided by Friends of the Koala

View tips

The portal for Sharing and Enabling Environmental Data (SEED)

provided by the New South Wales Government

View portal

Video footage of koalas and volunteers

provided by Friends of the Koala

View video

Summaries from Koala Management Strategies and Plans

provided by local governments from throughout New South Wales

View plans

Clarence Koala Food Trees

Eucalypt Identification Guide

provided by Clarence Valley Council

View publication

Framework for the spatial prioritisation of koala conservation actions in NSW

provided by the New South Wales Government

View publication

Bioregional assessment of koala populations in NSW

provided by the New South Wales Government

View publication

Koala Spatial Dataset Audit

provided by the New South Wales Government

View publication

Tips for running a community koala spotting event

provided by the New South Wales Government

Download document

Koalas in our backyard brochure

Koalas in our backyard brochure cover

provided by Bellingen Shire Council

Download brochure
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