Video: Irishman helps koala across busy Gold Coast Highway

Nadine Morton
Updated January 17 2023 - 7:56am, first published January 16 2023 - 6:30am

Could there be anything more Australian than an Irishman walking out onto a busy four-lane highway to stop traffic so a koala can cross? Probably not, we think.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at

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