1986: Gellions Run Translocation Site

Translocation Site

Gellions Run (1990s)

Source of Koalas: Snake Island 45 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;…

1986: 12 Sandy Point Koalas released near Gellions Run (38 40 Lat 146 35 Long).

(From our research we were only to find one other translocation near Gellions Run after 1990. There have however been reports of unofficial releases). Source: p292-7 Emmins, John Jeffrey (The Victorian Koala (manuscript): Genetic Heterogeneity, Immune Responsiveness & Epizootiology of Chlarydiosis 1996 Thesis (PhD)-Monash University