Koala Woman Says
This is an unusual electorate in that there was originally very little habitat suitable for Koalas, it was mostly grassland. Urbanisation and industrialisation began in earnest in the 1950s, and the last Koala sightings in this electorate were in 1961.
Member for Gellibrand
Will he Act or Axe?
Estimated AKF Koala Population: Extinct
Estimated Koala Habitat left: 0.8%
Estimated Federal Government Population: No data. No opinion.
The Victorian Government opposed the protection of the koala and there is no Federal protective legislation in place.