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

Mr Tim Watts MP
Australian Labor Party
[email protected]
1 Thomas Holmes Street Maribyrnong
VIC 3032

Will he Act or Axe?

Koala Numbers

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.