Qld. declared an open season on Koalas in 1927. — Old Guv Legends

Rural job seekers were given licences to kill as many koalas they could in the month of August 1927. Supplied: Australian Koala Foundation Back in 1927, the Queensland Government declared open season on the state’s koala populations, which resulted in the killing of an estimated 800,000 koalas, 600,000 of which were killed for their pelts. […]

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