Join us for a very special Koala Country Event

Published on 16 February 2023


You’re invited to a very special Koala Country Event on Saturday 18 March between 10am – 1pm at the Briars, Mount Martha.
Come down with your family and friends to this free event to learn about the Peninsula’s koalas and how you can help care for koala country.

Join us at 10am for a Welcome to Country with Bunurong Traditional Owners, followed by a talk from Deakin University researchers about their study into the Peninsula’s koalas.
Sign up for other activities on the day including:

  • Learn how to grow Koala trees with the Shire nursery
  • Guided walks with Briars Rangers
  • Kids arts and craft sessions.

You can also browse the stalls and talk to local volunteers about how you can care for koala country or bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful koala country at The Briars. You might even be lucky enough to pick up a free koala tree!
If you would like to be a part of this very special koala event, please register in advance so you don’t miss out. To book your free place click here 

Quote attributable to Mayor Councillor Steve Holland:

Our natural environment is a key part of what makes our Peninsula such a special place to live, work and visit. We hope this event informs and generates conversation to find ways to support koala conservation on our Peninsula.”
Quote attributable to Koala Conservation Group Councillor delegate and Deputy Mayor Debra Mar:

“We’re pleased this important event is going ahead as we want to engage, inspire, and help our residents take action to care for our koala country.”



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