Koala Heroes

Welcome to the Koala Heroes Program!

You have already laid the groundwork with Koala Smart lessons, but now it’s time to take your students’ ideas to new heights through the Koala Heroes program.

Unlock up to $1000 in funding and ignite your students’ potential as Koala Heroes: a gateway to unleashing your students’ creativity and problem-solving skills. With Koala Smart on board, you’ll gain access to resources, funding, and expert support to turn classroom concepts into groundbreaking projects.

Whether it’s developing sustainable solutions or advocating for environmental conservation, the possibilities are endless. We believe in the power of education to drive positive change, and with Koala Heroes, your students will become catalysts for transformation.

Learn more about program eligibility and the steps of the program here.

High School children in the bush

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The Koala Heroes Program is open for Applications!

Ready to take the first step? Simply contact Koala Smart with any questions or submit an EXPRESSION OF INTEREST form with a few sentences about one to three project ideas to get some feedback and to obtain our application form.

Together, let's make a difference – for our students, our communities, and our beloved koalas. Join us in shaping a brighter future today!

What our Koala Heroes are Doing

Postcard Project

Teachers, supporting staff, and more than 170 students at Coffs Harbour Public school set about creating a community education initiative.

Nature Nurturers – Helping Koalas Thrive

Students in Year 7 at The Nature School, Port Macquarie developed their understanding of the threats faced by koala populations in the local area using Koala Smart lesson plans before undertaking an incursion with Claire Wheeler from Kid Biz Academy to learn and develop entrepreneurial skills