WEPA recently collaborated with Save Sydney’s Koalas and The Wilderness Society Sydney North to organise an online event, ‘Sydney’s Last Koalas’ (held on 20 July). It was a very successful night with over 100 registering to attend – our largest zoom attendance to date!
On the night, we previewed a trailer from ‘The Koala Corridor’, a documentary in production by filmmakers Georgia Wallace-Crabbe and Gregory Miller. We were also treated to some excellent presentations by Dr Sharyn Cullis, Dr Stephen Phillips and Saul Deane on the fight to save the last, healthy Koala colonies in south-western Sydney in the face of the development juggernaut.
If you were unable to attend on the night, you can watch the recording of the event here:
Feel free to circulate the link to your friends and colleagues and encourage them to get behind the campaigns outlined.
Please note, as the film is still in production, the filmmakers have asked that you DO NOT SHARE THE DOCUMENTARY TRAILER SEPARATELY ON SOCIAL MEDIA.
We are also encouraging everyone who can, to make a donation towards the making of ‘The Koala Corridor’. The documentary, which will be released around this time next year, will examine the NSW Government’s attitude to koala protection and its plan to create a Koala Park in the north of the state, while allowing wholesale destruction of the species in other areas. It will follow researchers and environmental scientists as they track and study the condition of koalas and include stories from around the state about their survival and the pressures they endure.
Help make this film about the threats to Australia’s remaining koalas and their habitat by donating through the Documentary Australia Foundation Website. All donations are tax deductible.
Find out more about the film and how to donate on the Documentary Australia Foundation website: https://documentaryaustralia.com.au/project/the-koala-corridor-working-title/ or follow the making of the film on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/filmprojects.media/