Koalas in Canberra listed as endangered

Hannah Neale
Alex Crowe
By Hannah Neale, and Alex Crowe
Updated February 11 2022 - 6:22am, first published 5:30am
Malu, an 18-month-old koala was released from the Tidbinbilla breeding program in 2018. Picture: Karleen Minney

A decision to change the listing of koalas from vulnerable to endangered in parts of Australia has been welcomed by environmental groups who have called their rapid decline a shameful reflection on the treatment of the national icon.

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Hannah Neale

Hannah Neale

Reporter

Hannah is a general reporter with The Canberra Times. She is currently covering the early breaking news shift and is ready to chase your morning headlines. Hannah started as a journalist with The Southern Highland News and The Goulburn Post before moving to the ACT. Twitter: @neale_hannah

Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories. alex.crowe@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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