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The Koala Hospital

The Hospital was established in 1973 by a concerned local couple who cared for injured koalas in their home. The hospital has an eight ward intensive care building plus around thirty outdoor rehabilitation enclosures. A viewing window into the hospital clinic allows visitors to see koalas being treated under anaesthesia.

The hospital is a research centre and works alongside universities, and also sits on a number of advisory panels for the government and council.

The hospital is a training organisation and conducts trainings on koala rehabilitation anywhere in Australia. The Koala Hospital sells a Koala Rehabilitation Manual which has been sold throughout Australia and internationally. They welcome veterinarians, vet nurses, researchers, zookeepers and wildlife carers for training/work experience.

The Koala Hospital runs totally on donations and does not receive government funding. They rely on funds from the public raised through their Adopt A Wild Koala Program, donations, bequests and other fundraising activities.

Get in touch with the Koala Hospital today to find out how you can help stop the extinction of koalas!

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Lord St

Port Macquarie


Ph. 02 6584 1522