About Koala Mear

About Koala Mear

Mear Origin of name: Mear is named to honour the Mear balug clan of the Wathaurong/Wadawurrung tribe. Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wathaurong .. Known since: We first met Mear in January 2012. .. How often seen: She was seen 7 times in 2012, 19 times in...
About Koala Waa

About Koala Waa

Waa Origin of name: Waa is the name for the Raven/Crow in Wathaurong/Wada wurrung .. Known since: He was first seen on 23 June 2020, so he must have been born around late December 2019. .. How often seen: He has been seen a lot in his first year: 14 times in 2020. .....
About Koala Balyang

About Koala Balyang

Balyang Origin of name: Balyang means Bat in the Wathaurong/Wada wurrung language. The word has also been used to name the township just north of the You Yangs: Balliang. .. Known since: He first emerged around 2 July 2020. If he was 6 months old at the time, he would...
Echidna Walkabout help Australia win Lonely Planet Award

Echidna Walkabout help Australia win Lonely Planet Award

MEDIA RELEASE November 2020 Echidna Walkabout help Australia win Lonely Planet Best In Travel Award Australia has won the Best Community Restoration Award in the Lonely Planet Best In Travel 2021, for the response to the Black Summer bushfires. Echidna Walkabout’s...