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Koala report a gamechanger for habitat protection

What became crystal clear during this Inquiry was that without urgent government intervention the koala will become extinct in NSW before 2050,’ said … [follow link to original story…]

NSW koala sanctuary’s touching tribute to US pilots killed saving it from devastating bushfires

Six months on from the three pilots’ deaths, Mr Fitzgerald has unveiled a tribute to the men who saved his sanctuary – naming three surviving koalas … [follow link to original story…]

Eat Your Greens! Koala Joey Tastes First Eucalyptus Leaf at Australian Park

Footage shared to Facebook by the park shows koala joey Ash trying to snatch the tasty leaf from her mother’s mouth, before getting her paws on her … [follow link to original story…]

Gunnedah koala park should progress largely on track after extraordinary meeting

Contracts for the new Gunnedah koala park have been discussed at an extraordinary council meeting on Wednesday night, and the project is mostly … [follow link to original story…]

Video footage of infrared koala survey on Kangaroo Island after bushfire

The remains of a koala in a bluegum plantation on Kangaroo Island destroyed by fire in January 2020. Koalas were introduced the Kangaroo Island in … [follow link to original story…]

Koala recovery plan five years overdue as populations are ‘smashed’

When the status of koalas was changed to vulnerable in 2012, the federal government took the advice of the Threatened Species Commission and … [follow link to original story…]

Next big thing: Work under way on big koala for Port Macquarie as ‘an icon for our region’

It’s hoped the public sculpture will raise awareness of the need to protect koalas; A second big koala is planned for the site of a world-first koala breeding … [follow link to original story…]

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Restoring koala habitat on ‘Koala Island’ at Monaltrie

This project is a collaboration between the Saving our Species program, FOK, Monaltrie Landcare and Ngulingah Local Aboriginal Land Council (LALC). The aim of the project is  to deliver tangible and long-term results for NSW threatened species. This project site is targeting koalas and thorny pea. The bulk of the funding has gone towards cattle exclusion … Read more

Fears Murrah koalas ‘functionally extinct’ as drought, fires take their toll

A community campaign to monitor and support the dwindling population of koalas in the Bega Valley has had a setback. [follow link to original story…]

Australian Reptile Park celebrates first baby koala since bushfires

She’s the first koala joey to be born since bushfires devastated the area over last summer. The fires saw 12.6 billion hectares of land burn, with over a … [follow link to original story…]