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A Koala in the Royal

In about mid-winter of this Covid year an uplifting message appeared in our inbox.

Science for Wildlife have an opportunity for a small number of volunteers to participate in Wildlife tracking project within Royal National Park.

To be eligible you must:

  • Have a high level of fitness
  • Good navigational skills
  • Comfortable working long days in remote bush areas
  • Have good hearing to hear the beeps in the tracking device
  • Have your own 4WD is preferable but not essential


It only took seconds for some to respond with a Please Count Me In

What followed was an amazing, educational and enthralling few months.

Follow the READ MORE tab to read the story, see pictures and videos of the Koala and register HERE for the in-person event.

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About Friends of the Royal

We are a enthusiastic and dedicated bunch of individuals and groups from all walks of life and with various interests, but drawn together by the common goals of protecting, preserving and appreciating the Royal and the surrounding National Parks.

Among our aims, the current focus is to encourage and enlist volunteer support for more scientific research, litter removal and bush regeneration / weed removal in particular. Check the link below for details.

What we do

Get Involved

Voluntary activities run regularly and are a great way to help preserve and protect this beautiful area and to meet like minded people. Volunteering is fun!!

Volunteer expression of interest form

A Volunteer calendar is available for the next three months

Volunteer Calendar