Hunter Valley Zoo names koala joey Fitzy after NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated March 7 2020 - 1:50am, first published March 6 2020 - 2:00am



Hunter Valley Zoo has come up with the perfect way to pay tribute to hardworking firefighters with a name for their newest male koala.

Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton


Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.

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