Koalatown room now open at Campbelltown Visitor Information Centre

New space: Campbelltown mayor George Brticevic, councils visitor experience marketing team leader Laura Brunick and environmental education officer Michaela Beattie in the Koalatown room.

New space: Campbelltown mayor George Brticevic, councils visitor experience marketing team leader Laura Brunick and environmental education officer Michaela Beattie in the Koalatown room.

There's a new space to learn all about Campbelltown's favourite marsupial.

A Koalatown room has just opened at the Campbelltown Visitor Information Centre, providing a wealth of information about our local koala colony.

Visitors can also go on a 'pick your koala' adventure, by getting information on the best places to find koala habitat and about when they are on-site, to increase chances of seeing a koala in the wild.

Campbelltown mayor George Brticevic said the room was a great way to showcase the unique local koala colony.

"Our koalas are unique to our area and precious to locals so it's important that we educate visitors to our region about the history and importance of the Campbelltown koalas," he said.

"The Visitor Information Centre attracts people from all over the world but also has a healthy number of visitors from the local area seeking to discover some of our region's hidden gems.

"This is a great opportunity to educate everyone on our koalas and encourage people to think about threats to koalas, and what you can do to make a difference like driving carefully at night and walking your dog on a leash in our bushland reserves.

"I'd encourage locals and all visitors to our area to get down to the centre and visit the Koalatown room. You can also pick up some great gifts crafted locally and discover some of the great natural experiences that Campbelltown has to offer."

Visitors will also be able to purchase a koala-themed souvenir with all the profits going to support dedicated wildlife carers.

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