Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area advanced environmental offset

  • Project typeEnvironment
  • Project scheduleJuly 2021 to 2037
Koala sleeping in a tree

We're delivering an advanced offset for koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) habitat within the Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area. Koala habitat trees will be restored to improve connectivity of known koala habitat.

Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area protects more than 1200 hectares of wetland, eucalypt forest, salt marsh and mangrove habitat. It is within the Clagiraba to Southern Moreton Bay critical ecological corridor. It has a known, long-term koala population.

Project information

  • Ongoing maintenance and assisted restoration (weed control) of existing vegetation and planting areas
  • Feral predator control


  • An increase in the number of koala food tree and habitat trees within the park
  • Improved koala habitat and connectivity through the park
  • Restoration of plant communities which support both flora and fauna species
  • Better amenity through improved natural and weed control


Park users won't be greatly impacted by this work.

Work began in July 2021 and will continue until 2037. The public will see marked changes as the habitat continues to develop over this time. Please take note of any temporary signage or track exclusions when you visit the park.

Report your koala sightings

If you see a koala – whether it's healthy, sick, injured or deceased – report your sighting. Your report will provide us with valuable information about koala distribution and habitat. It also helps our conservation planning at this site and right across the Gold Coast.

For more information visit Help save koalas

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