Nine-month-old koala joey rescued from dead mum's back after a vehicle strike at Wellington Point

Cheryl Goodenough
By Cheryl Goodenough
Updated September 20 2019 - 2:33am, first published September 17 2019 - 5:30am
ORPHANED: Nine-month-old Violet was sitting on her dead mother's back in the middle of a road at Wellington Point when she was rescued. Photo: Koala Action Group

IN A bittersweet turn, a koala joey weighing one kilogram has been rescued after her mother died from being hit by a vehicle at Wellington Point.