Blog by Visit Brisbane
Another step towards saving the most iconic native animal. $2 million Brisbane council-funded Koala science institute is now open for the public at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.
This world-class facility comes with scientific researchers who will be working on finding the key issues surrounding koalas in Australia.
Currently, The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) is making full efforts around the country to take the required measures to save the koalas. AKF is the principal non-profit, non-government organization dedicated to the conservation and effective management and conservation of the Koala and its habitat.
Koala Science institute is another effort of the Australian government to save koalas and spread awareness. The institute also offers some goodies for visitors. It offers visitors a unique and memorable experience with interactive displays, research labs with public viewing areas and a koala observation area.
So now you have another reason to visit Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary which is an 18-hectare (44-acre) Koala Sanctuary in the Brisbane suburb of Fig Tree Pocket in Queensland, Australia. Founded in 1927, it is the world’s oldest and largest koala sanctuary.