Koala Conservation Partnership


With koalas on the brink of extinction, the NSW Government has set an ambitious goal to double koalas in New South Wales by 2050 under the NSW Koala Program. Part of this program includes eight (8) Regional Partnerships, which leverage local expertise to deliver coordinated on-ground actions to protect koalas and their habitat. The Hastings-Macleay region has several critically important ‘Koala Strongholds’.

Koala Conservation Australia has been appointed by the NSW Koala Program to host the regional partnership for the Hastings-Macleay region. Collaborating with MNCJO member councils Port Macquarie-Hastings Council and Kempsey Shire Council, local agencies and Birpai and Dunghutti First Nations people to protect koalas.

Want to get involved or find out more visit the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital website