Listen to find out how a mysterious dieback is killing the snow gum trees in the Snowy Mountains

Tom Melville
By Tom Melville
Updated July 5 2022 - 4:35am, first published February 17 2021 - 1:00pm

The snow gum is in danger. Scientists believe a beetle is killing off the iconic tree in Kosciusko National Park and throughout the region, and it's not clear why.


Tom Melville

Tom Melville

Host, Voice of Real Australia

Originally from Canberra, Tom Melville worked for the BBC in the UK and as a freelancer in Tunisia before coming to ACM. He is the host of ACM's national podcast Voice of Real Australia.