Koala fundraiser shines through rain

The Myall Koala and Environment Group Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens raised more than $1,700 at their annual Easter Saturday stall in Hawks Nest.


Despite the rain, hundreds of locals and visitors browsed the stalls under the canopy of Hugo’s Newsagency on Yamba Street.


Staffed by 10 volunteers, the event raised a total of $1,765 from the sale of raffle tickets, home-baked cakes, books and trash and treasure.

The money will be used to improve the corridors used by our locally endangered koalas, enhancing the environment for many other birds and animals.


The President of the Myall Koala Environment Group Jill Madden said: “It was fantastic result and great fun on a wet day, thanks to everyone”.


Thank you to Myall Coast Fitness, Gwenda Collins, Jill and Peter Madden and Koree Farm for providing the prizes.