Koala Hospital - Port Macquarie
The artwork below represents artwork where the artist has voluntarily committed to donate a portion from the sale of the artwork to this conservation cause.
The Port Macquarie Koala Hospital was established in 1973 and is a licensed wildlife rehabilitation facility. The Hospital is a popular tourist attraction which welcomes thousands of national and international visitors every year. Admission is free. The Hospital is also a scientific research, training and education centre.
The work of the Koala Hospital is supervised and carried out by a small number of employed staff including a Clinic Vet, Conservation Manager, Administration Manager and several casual leaf collectors. A large body of approximately 175 committed volunteers is vital to the Koala Hospital.
Koala Conservation Australia (KCA) manages the Koala Hospital. This not-for-profit organisation has the wider mission to lead the world in the care and conservation of wild koalas, to increase knowledge and understanding of the species and to work collaboratively to ensure their survival into the future.