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More than 2000 koalas feared dead in NSW bushfire emergency

NSW parliament’s upper house will hold an urgent hearing on the extent of damage to the koala population from the recent bushfires, with 2,000 … [follow link to original story…]

Aussie Ark to create Koala Ark – a sanctuary at Barrington Tops

Aussie Ark aims to create a 7000-hectare sanctuary for koalas in the … The project, known as Koala Ark, aims to secure a wild population of 1000 to … [follow link to original story…]

Qld Government unveils landmark plan to protect our precious Koalas

KOALAS in South East Queensland will be better protected under a landmark proposal unveiled by the State Government. Premier Annastacia … [follow link to original story…]

Mayor wants logging halted in koala ‘stronghold’ until bushfires over

In the aftermath of bushfires destroying the state’s most important koala habitat near Port Macquarie, killing hundreds of the vulnerable animals, … [follow link to original story…]

Impact on wildlife worsens.

Since the fires began, 43 animals, 29 of them koalas, have come into the RSPCA because of the fires. The Wildlife Hospital is already “under siege” … [follow link to original story…]

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital struggles with increase of animals after devastating bushfires

Hospital admissions are up by eight per cent, with koala admissions alone jumping from 27 last year to 477 this year. Senior vet Dr Michael Pyne said … [follow link to original story…]

Bushfires too much for koalas to bear as victims overwhelm RSPCA

Ms Barrow said on Sunday there were 12 injured koalas brought into the Wacol hospital, compared with the usual daily average of three or four. [follow link to original story…]

Koala saved from bushfire by brave shirtless rescuer dies

Koala saved from bushfire by brave shirtless rescuer dies … A koala who captured the hearts of the world after he was rescued from a bushfire crying … [follow link to original story…]

Close to $1M raised for Australian wildlife caught in bushfires

A staggering $938,000 has been raised for animals injured in the blazes, with a new wild koala breeding program to be established in New South … [follow link to original story…]

Burnt koala rescued by ex-policeman as northern NSW burns

Video showing an ex-policeman giving a badly burnt koala a drink of water is an emotional scene – one among many – coming out of the devastation … [follow link to original story…]