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Are animals killing development or the other way around?

The Institute of Public Affairs says threatened species like the koala are holding back development. FILE. Use this content. Geoff Egan. by Geoff Egan. [follow link to original story…]

Forestry NSW and Koala Hospital partner to save fire-affected wildlife

The koalas were cared for at the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital while the fire threat passed. The hospital named the mother Mt Boss Matilda and her … [follow link to original story…]

This weather and koalas – please help them

We’ve had a very busy couple of months with nearly 100 koalas brought into our Koala Rescue and Care Centre since July 1.  Last year we rescued 443 animals, which was 33% more than previous years, and it looks like this year is going to be equally as busy. The weather has meant that koalas … Read more

New Rescue Van out and about

      Last year we were fortunate to have a new VW Transporter All Wheel Drive Van donated to us by The Tony & Lisette Lewis Foundation’s WildlifeLink. It took some time to arrive, be commissioned and have the great new signage applied, but is now fully operational and making an impact. This is … Read more

Koala poo-sniffers

Scientists and their koala poo-sniffing dogs are currently roaming the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales tracking the threatened species as part … [follow link to original story…]

Letter: Koalas on the brink

The community can have no faith the offsets planned to compensate for the bulldozing of prime and secondary koala habitat and an Endangered … [follow link to original story…]

EPA stops logging at Limpinwood for inspection

The koala, now named Paris, that has survived the Limpinwood logging is now being cared for by Friends of the Koala (FoK). A second koala is also … [follow link to original story…]

Koala killed in St. Helena tunnel on the Pacific Highway

On 30 August at 3 a.m a koala was killed in the St. Helena Tunnel west of Byron Bay. However, the RMS monitors, who monitor the tunnel 24/7, did everything in their power to prevent this happening. They saw the koala and immediately closed the right lane and called our Rescue Hotline to report the … Read more

Healthy koala colonies potentially the next victims of Sydney’s housing crisis

That was then. Now, as pressures mount to grab ever more land for housing, Sydney’s last koala holdouts – making up some of the healthiest colonies … [follow link to original story…]

Brisbane City Council installs koala warning signs on Toohey Rd ahead of mating season

“Residents are reminded that with the approaching spring and summer months – their usual mating season – koalas can be more active seeking fresh … [follow link to original story…]