1952: Glen Chromie Park – Translocation site

Translocation Site

Glen Chromie Park (1952)

Source of Koalas: French Island 6 koalas

“Landscape, koalas and people: A historical account of koala populations and their environment in South Gippsland.” Corresponding Author: Faye Wedrowicz Australian Zoologist Volume 38 (4)

According to DSE records the following translocations of koalas occurred near the Strzelecki region prior to 1990;

1952: 6 koalas sourced from Chinaman Island, released at Glen Chromie Park near Warragul (38 10 Lat 145 56 Long).