The Saving Koalas Fund will provide $76.9 million over 4 years (with $2.5 million per year ongoing for monitoring) to support the recovery and long-term conservation of the koala and its habitats. Funding is provided through the Saving Native Species Program and the Natural Heritage Trust.
The Saving Koalas Fund will be delivered in partnership with First Nations people, the community, conservation organisations, governments, scientists and land managers. It will also help to deliver actions in the National Recovery Plan for the koala.
Funding will be distributed across 4 key areas:
- community grants
- large habitat restoration projects
- the National Koala Monitoring Program
- koala health and care projects.