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Current Media Releases


New Australian conservation travel alliance to be launched at ATE

JUNE 2021

The new brand, Conservation Travel Australia (CTA), will launch at this year’s Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE), and is an alliance between internationally recognised wildlife tour company, Echidna Walkabout, and the not-for-profit koala conservation organisation, Koala Clancy Foundation.

Community information night 15 November 2018: tree planting for koalas.

Local charity, Koala Clancy Foundation, is hosting a free evening event to talk about koalas and show landowners how to bring koalas to their property.

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Media Release: Community information night: tree planting for koalas.


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Tourism Helps Western Australia’s Whale Sharks

APRIL 2021

Around the world Whale Sharks are declining, but Ningaloo’s best practice tourism is helping this endangered species to thrive. A new study has found that whale shark numbers are increasing at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia and March 2022 will be a great time to visit.

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Echidna Walkabout help Australia win Lonely Planet Best In Travel Award


Australia has won the Best Community Restoration Award in the Lonely Planet Best In Travel 2021, for the response to the Black Summer bushfires. Echidna Walkabout’s koala tree planting project is one of the community recovery efforts recognised in the award.


Echidna Walkabout wins another international award

Melbourne wildlife tour operator Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours have won the prestigious Seatrade Cruise Award for World’s Most Innovative Shore Excursion.

Full release (pdf)

New tour helps Aussie Tiger Quoll in far North Queensland.

JUNE, 2020

The Tasmanian Tiger died out 80 years ago, but their cousin: the poorly-known Tiger Quoll, still survives in small numbers in far North Queensland. A new 4 day tour has been designed to help this threatened Aussie marsupial, by getting Aussies to visit, enjoy the wildlife and contribute to research.

Biographies & Logos

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Bio: Janine Duffy

Janine Duffy,

Co-founder Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours

President Koala Clancy Foundation

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Past Media Mentions