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September 19, 2017

No where to left to climb. Nothing left to eat.

In yet another 'too little, too late' move, the Queensland Government has sought to save a few koalas from certain death rather than preserve their habitat and celebrate their continued viability in one of the last remaini...

December 22, 2016

The Australian Koala Foundation is deeply concerned about the future of Australia's Koalas in the wild in south east Queensland.

Issues facing Koalas in the wild in south-east Queensland:

  • attacks by dogs and cats

  • their habitat is cleared to make way for houses a...

June 16, 2016

Cheyne Flanagan has been recently quoted by AFP that Koalas are facing 'death by 1000 cuts' through habitat loss brought about by urban development. 

Cheyn Flanagan is clinical director at the Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie.

Image Source: Yahoo7 News (see link below).

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June 16, 2016

The Mambo Wetlands were put up for auction on the 9th of June 2016.

These wetlands contain remnant forest, pristine koala habitat, eagle nests, and all sorts of native wildlife and fascinating plant species. Not least, there are also known Aboriginal artefacts on site....

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 8, 2016

The Wilderness Society has denounced the NSW government's draft nature laws as a farce that will allow koalas' homes to be bulldozed while adding to our greenhouse gas emissions.

 

NSW Premier Mike Baird promised that any law changes would enhance “the state's biodiversi...

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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