This blog is written by Janine Duffy, charismatic conservationist, experienced field researcher, inspirational speaker and passionate communicator of wild Australian mammals, birds and reptiles.
Known for her big smile, bubbly enthusiasm and Aussie Bush Hat, Janine will leave you inspired and wanting to save koalas.
Janine and her partner Roger Smith founded social enterprise Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours in 1993, to foster respect for Australia’s wildlife and to ensure its wild and free-living future. All our tours focus on seeing Australian animals in the wild. Most tours depart Melbourne and travel to carefully chosen wildlife locations in south eastern Australia.