Queensland University of Technology News presents a story about the Senate Inquiry that features Senator Bob Brown, Dr Jon Hanger of the RSPCA and Deborah Tabart, CEO of the Australian Koala Foundation. They declare that if the Federal Government does not intervene, koalas will become extinct. Go to QUT News for more. #government #news #property #video
An Inquiry into the status, health and sustainability of Australia’s koala population is a current matter before theSenate of the Parliament of Australia. The committee is no longer accepting submissions and is yet to report. Out of this inquiry, we would love to see the koala listed as vulnerable and effective means of protecting remaining koala habitat. You can see submissions that were received by the Senate committee at: http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Commit
What We Would Like To Avoid... Establishing what the perfect habitat for koalas is, is a complex issue, but a necessary one to understand if humans and koalas are going to live together. Koalas require the presence of certain tree species (mostly eucalyptus, and some non-eucalyptus) growing in suitable soils with adequate rainfall. There must be one or two primary species, preferred koala food trees, present within this suite of trees. The other very important thing is that k
Welcome to Koala Land, a new online community. Koalas make everybody happy. But did you know that our national icon is under threat of extinction? We don’t want this to happen, so that’s why we have created Koala Land, a meeting place where everyone can learn about koalas and share new ideas in koala and koala habitat conservation. It’s up to us to stop and think so that future generations can enjoy koalas as well. So let’s become koala aware, and let’s create koala dialogue.
One of the only examples of an existing development that attempts to address koala habitat is Koala Beach, a 600 dwelling 300 Hectare residential area just north of Pottsville, New South Wales, Australia. Koala Beach was a collaboration between the Australian Koala Foundation and The Ray Group, a Gold Coast based developer. Promoted as a koala friendly place, the development focused on cleared land, which was an old dairy farm, although a smaller area of forest was also clear