Campbelltown’s Koalas survive on the edge of Sydney

South West Sydney’s thriving wild koala population is facing a precarious future as urban development encroaches on their vital habitat corridors.

Extensive housing developments are threatening to diminish these crucial links, jeopardising the koalas’ ability to thrive and reproduce.

The area’s unique chlamydia-free koalas are now at risk of localised extinction due to these challenges

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Produced By: Frances Du

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 25 October 2023