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Mayor and majority of councillors back call for investigation into bullying allegations at Port Stephens koala hospital

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
October 3 2021 - 6:00pm
KOALA QUESTIONS: Four scenes at Port Stephens Koala Hospital yesterday, clockwise. A rescued animal drinking from a syringe barrel, Ron Land in the intensive care unit; Mr Land at a koala grave, and with volunteers John Townsend and Carole-Ann McGarry. Pictures: Ian Kirkwood

A MAJORITY of Port Stephens councillors have called for an inquiry into the management of Port Stephens Koalas after allegations of bullying, intimidation and poor animal care were levelled at the organisation and its president Ron Land.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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