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Community strives to re-introduce koalas to central Queensland

Nearly one hundred years since hunting reduced koalas’ local range to isolated pockets, researchers, conservationists and landholders are teaming … [follow link to original story…]

Valuable koala app tool

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has partnered with the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital to develop an app that provides improved access to data and … [follow link to original story…]

Koalas are at the centre of a perfect storm. The species is slipping away

Australia is one of the worst performing countries in terms of protecting its ecoregions. Koalas are a litmus test for conservation of a habitat in crisis.  [follow the link for the full story]

Care Centre full – see some of our koalas

So far in the first six months of this year we have taken more koalas into care (300) than for the whole of last year. Today we have 20 in care at the Care Centre, 8 in home care and a changing number (lots) at Currumbin and Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospitals. Have a look at … Read more

Enhancing refuges & corridors for threatened species in Lismore

Funding was received in 2016 through the NSW Environmental Trust to restore Koala habitat and connectivity between remnants on public land in East Lismore. The project, Enhancing refuges & corridors for threatened species in Lismore, is funded for three years and covers seven sites with a total of 28 hectares targeted for restoration works. The … Read more

New rules to force mandatory reporting of koala deaths, injuries in Victoria’s timber plantations

Timber plantation operators in Victoria will face strict new rules aimed at stopping koalas from being killed or injured during harvest. [follow link to original story…]

How far will even a perfect 10 young male go for a date? In koala terms, quite a way

He was quite the catch: young, good looking and fit. Spotted lounging in a tree not far from the edge of a road, this koala was a welcome addition to a … [follow link to original story…]

Koala conservationists slam scientific review behind NSW protection strategy for overstating …

A leading koala group has given a scathing assessment of an independent review into the dwindling NSW koala population and says it has overstated… [follow link to original story…]

Koala ‘ark’ or gene pool launched

Koala ‘ark’ or gene pool launched as urban populations collapse in south-east Queensland… [follow link to original story…]

Heat a big risk for koala population

EXCESSIVE fur and a taste for eucalyptus leaves are two of the more obvious differences between koalas and people … [follow link to original story…]