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The Greens were at Renewfest last weekend, spruiking their credentials for Council 2021–24 and for Mandy Nolan and her run for the federal seat of Richmond. When Ben and Isabel dropped by the stall on Saturday they gifted Ben a T-shirt and asked him and Isabel to come to Koala Hard Quiz in Mullum on Wednesday, 2 June from 6pm, at the Mullumbimby ex-services club.

The NSW Libs have rammed a new Koala SEPP (State Environmental Planning Policy) through parliament but it’s designed by their dummy-spitting coalition partner, The Nationals. Under this policy our iconic furry friend will be wiped out.

Koala facts

Join your local Greens, and State MP Tamara Smith and Cate Faehrmann MLC when they go head-to-head on a Koala Hard Quiz, hosted by Greens Candidate for Richmond, Mandy Nolan.

How much do you know about koalas?

Do you know why they like to hug trees?

What was the name of the plush 1984 Aussie Olympic Mascot? 

What year did the last Koala SEPP end? 

Opening with some hard facts from Cate Faehrmann about what our koalas are facing, this is a fundraiser for the local Council campaign, to be held from 6pm, 2 June at the Mullumbimby ex-services club. Pick up a ticket at: www.greens.org.au.


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