This month, the Australian government has officially enlisted the koala as endangered along much of Australia’s east coast, such as in Queensland, New South Wales, and the ACT.

New South Wales has faced a 41 per cent drop of koalas according to a report from the Australian Koala Foundation released in September.

This story was produced at FBi Radio

Produced By: Eamonn Snow, Jostina Basta, and Lillian Scott

Featured In Story: Saul Deane – Urban Sustainability Campaigner from the Total Environment Centre

First aired on The Wire, Friday 25 February 2022