North West koalas key part of NSW inquiry into koala populations and habitat

By Vanessa Hohnke
Updated July 1 2020 - 4:25am, first published June 30 2020 - 2:30am
A young koala near Gunnedah. Photo: University of Sydney

The proposed Shenhua coal mine should not go ahead until the NSW government can ensure the protection of koala colonies and habitat, a government inquiry has found.