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The Koala Corridor film preview Tuesday 1 June @ Bundeena

RSVP via Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-koala-corridor-and-koalas-in-the-royal-tickets-155747293347

June 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

There have been recent sightings of a Koala near Bundeena. “Royal” was released in the park last year, after being found in Kirrawee. He was tracked for 100 days as part of a scientific study and is still at large.

Why haven’t we seen more koalas in the Royal National Park? Some of the reasons will be revealed in this information session with experts who will be speaking at a launch for the film funding campaign of a new documentary film.

The Koala Corridor is about Sydney’s last healthy wild koala colony, located in South West Sydney. Filmmakers Gregory Miller and Georgia Wallace-Crabbe will present a trailer for the film (a work in progress), which looks at the last healthy koala population in the Sydney region, and how koalas are on the move eastward from the Campbelltown area towards the Royal National Park. It is likely more koalas will make their way here in the years to come but they face many obstacles on the way.

It has been predicted that koalas will be extinct in the wild by 2050. Could the Royal National Park be a koala refuge? Is it suitable habitat for koalas? Come and hear what the experts have to say, support koalas and the filmmakers.

Speakers include:

Tassia Kolesnikow, Chair, Sutherland Shire Environment Centre

Inspector Scott Deller Rural Fire Service and RFS Liaison Officer to Fire & Rescue NSW.

Gary Schoer, Southern Sydney Branch of NPA, National Parks Association

Bob Crombie, NPA Southern Sydney, Friends of the Royal, and Sutherland Shire Environment Centre

Gregory Miller and Georgia Wallace Crabbe, Filmmakers, Film Projects

The film is being made with the support of

Sutherland Shire Environment Centre

Save Sydney’s Koalas

Georges River Environmental Alliance

Total Environment Centre

National Parks Association, Southern Sydney and Macarthur

Oatley Flora and Fauna Conservation Society

Documentary Australia Foundation

RSVP via Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-koala-corridor-and-koalas-in-the-royal-tickets-155747293347

For further information and to support the film see: https://documentaryaustralia.com.au/project/the-koala-corridor-working-title/

For more information about Sutherland Shire Environment Centre advocacy in relation to koalas around Sutherland Shire see: https://www.ssec.org.au/our-campaigns/koalas-and-resilient-habitat-in-the-sutherland-shire/

Free

Bundeena Community and Services Club

69 Loftus Street
Bundeena, NSW 2230 Australia
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(02) 9523 2115
https://bundeenacsc.com.au/

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