Tourism operator CaPTA pulls out of Gunnedah Koala Sanctuary project as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on industry

Caitlin Reid
By Caitlin Reid
Updated September 11 2021 - 2:23am, first published September 10 2021 - 10:00pm
CHANGING COURSE: Jamie Chaffey and Kevin Anderson looking at the plans for the much talked about Gunnedah Koala Sanctuary. Photo: Peter Hardin/ File

GUNNEDAH Shire Council mayor Jamie Chaffey has labelled tourism operator CaPTA's decision to pull out of the town's koala sanctuary project as a "disappointment", but said it was understandable.


Caitlin Reid

Caitlin Reid


Caitlin Reid is a journalist at the Northern Daily Leader, focussing on a range of topics including Tamworth Regional Council, education, property and entertainment. To get in touch, email