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July 28, 2016

A recent study published in the journal Wildlife Research has discovered that Koalas are smarter than the average bear.

The study was implemented to test the effectiveness newly installed wildlife crossings specially installed by the Queensland Government between 2010 a...

May 27, 2016

THE Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC) has cautioned that the NSW Government's proposed Biodiversity Conservation enactment will prompt the elimination of koalas in the state's west.

 

The proposed changes are tipped to debilitate the local vegetation insurance law...

May 22, 2016

The Greens in NSW are backing a report by the Western Woodlands Alliance.

 

The Alliance proposes that a Koala Park be established to help ensure the survival of this important Australian animal. The Western Woodlands report demonstrates that koalas as much as two thirds...

March 22, 2016

Photo: John Hamparsum

If you're going to do something, go large. At least, this is message from the South East Forest Alliance to the NSW Government.

 

Convenor of the South East Forest Alliance, Noel Plumb said “The (recently announced) Flora Reserves are welcome, howeve...

March 21, 2016

Dr. Stephen Phillips Discusses Research on Ballina's Koalas from International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) on Vimeo.

The Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) agency has recently submitted the Ballina Koala Plan to Environment Minister Greg Hunt.

 

A key metric to assure po...

February 19, 2014

Friends of the Koala care co-ordinator Pat Barnidge is concerned the Pacific Hwy upgrade is impacting the local koala population.


DANGER ZONE: Friends of the Koala care co-ordinator Pat Barnidge is concerned the Pacific Hwy upgrade is impacting the local koala populati...

February 11, 2014

Ballina Council has joined with Friends of the Koala, to fight for a new solution to the current Wardell bypass.

 

The proposed highway upgrade through Blackwall could potentially wipe out the local protected species.

 

 

Posted by: Ashleigh Saunders February 10, 2014 in No...

December 10, 2013

MNC Greens spokesperson Carol Vernon and NSW parliamentarian Cate Faehrmann are calling attention to the threat to koalas in Pine Creek State Forest.


MNC Greens spokesperson Carol Vernon and NSW parliamentarian Cate Faehrmann are calling attention to the threat to koal...

December 9, 2013

PHOTO: The WWF says its tree clearing report has been reviewed by independent ecologists. (ABC TV – file image)

A new report has found State Government plans to relax tree clearing laws in Queensland would be an environmental disaster.

 

MAP: Rockhampton 4700

 

The stu...

December 5, 2013

John Bynes at Old Petrie Town where one 300-year-old fig tree will be destroyed. Photo: Tony Moore.

Koalas will emerge as a political flashpoint in Southeast Queensland in 2014-15 as a Queensland government will again test a proposal to clear koala habitat to build a ne...

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