In the first of our Australian Conservation Series we are producing an entertaining and informative book (40 pages + ) aimed at children and adults alike –  THE GOOD THING ABOUT KOALAS. With the help of Port Macquarie locals we will raise enough funds to be able to write, illustrate, produce the artwork and print 5,000 books so The Koala Hospital can utilise all the proceeds from the sale of the books.  The books will raise $50,000 of much needed funds. Money from every sale is put aside so when they get close to selling out (they have over tens of thousands of tourists visit them every year) they can order a reprint and continue to raise more needed dollars. THE GOOD THING ABOUT initiative is really a sustainable way to fund raise. This is a great example of a local community pulling together to support a vulnerable animal in need. The iconic and cute koala whose numbers have been dropping in the wild to frightening low levels so they are now on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species classified as VULNERABLE. Some experts estimates put the number of koalas in the wild throughout the whole of Australia at less than 50,000. You can make a pledge (and a difference to the welfare of wild koalas) to the THE GOOD THING ABOUT … KOALAS book today.