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Baby koala Billa debuts in the big wide world

Meet Billa, the young koala at the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve who on Thursday made a few tentative steps towards independence from his dad Jed and mum Yellow (named for her yellow … From 12 months’ on, koalas in the wild start to make short trips from their mother to find their own home range. [follow … Read more

Four koalas dead in 13 days

4 disease free koalas killed on Appin Road in 13 days and our calls in protecting these beautiful creatures are being ignored . The the state government , environment minister , nsw premier , RMS and the minister for planning don’t want to listen and don’t want to save the unique Campbelltown koala … [follow link … Read more

Paw little beggars: Wildlife toll set to rise after blazes

The toll on wildlife, pets and livestock from the St Patrick’s Day Fires is rising with cats and koalas being brought to vets for treatment. … and eight cats suffering burns have been brought to Terang Veterinary Clinic for treatment, but Dr Craig Wood expects the number of injured koalas to rise extensively. [follow link … Read more

Port Macquarie Koala Hospital’s successful tree giveaway

Koala food trees: Port Macquarie Koala Hospital habitat coordinator Steve Withnall with some of the trees before people collected them. Property owners have snapped up 10,000 free tallowood seedlings in just under a fortnight. The koala food trees went to properties from the Camden Haven to the … [follow link to original story…]

Mascot’s ‘cousin’ crashes Comm Games party

A “cousin” of Commonwealth Games koala mascot Borobi has appeared on stickers around the Gold Coast. Stickers featuring a lookalike to the … Mr Peters said he encouraged the creators of the ‘Sorrowbe’ campaign to discuss with GOLDOC how to work with them to help the city’s koalas. Queensland … [follow link to original story…]

Koala finds a hero firefighter

​One lucky koala who escaped the weekend inferno was lucky enough to find a hero firefighter on Ayresford Road, near Terang, to help quench his thirst. … From within the firetruck, a firefighter can be seen giving the koala a drink of water in an area where trees are strewn across the road. Watch the … … Read more

Koala care strong at first community workshop

KOALA experts passed on crucial information to the community on Wednesday evening as part of the first Koala Community Workshop. Held at the Noosa RACV resort, about 60 people gathered in the function room to learn more about the iconic creature and how they could help protect the local … [follow link to original story…]

North Coast koala populations in danger from land clearing

North Coast koala populations have declined by 50 per cent in just 20 years but NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has signed off on land clearing laws which endanger remaining populations, according to the National Parks Association of NSW. NPA chief executive Alix Goodwin said the land … [follow link to original story…]

Joey’s horrendous tick infestation results in blood transfusion

Little Mafeking is a testament to the amazing work our vets and wildlife hospitals are able to perform. He was found under a clothes line, cold, bleeding from his face and arms and crying for his mother – he was only 9 months old.  Upon seeing him, my first thought was dog attack and time … Read more

Wollondilly Koala Conservation Project confirms shire has a core habitat that is disease-free …

FIFTEEN koalas are being tracked as they travel through Appin and the Wollondilly shire as part of an innovative conservation project. The Wollondilly Koala Conservation Project has confirmed the shire has a core koala habitat that is healthy, breeding and part of the only population in the state that is … [follow link to original story…]