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Phillip Island koalas: trying to reverse species decline

ASHLEY Reed has wrangled koalas for more than two decades, but it never … “There's a bit of a skill to koala counts,” says the 55-year-old ranger. [follow link to original story…]

Ballina koala strategies ‘a recipe for extinction’

Protection strategies for koalas living near the Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade are nothing more than 'government spin designed to … [follow link to original story…]

Lismore City Council Annual Community Grants Scheme 2015/16

FOK has provided a community service for over 30 years supplying the community with Koala food trees (KFT) of local provenance as well as technical information relating to koala habitat enhancement. Due to the increased demand for KFTs over the past 18 months, particularly for government-funded programs (e.g. Green Army) FOK’s nursery capacity needs to … Read more

Injured koala numbers concern Gold Coast wildlife sanctuary

A Gold Coast wildlife hospital says its resources are being stretched trying to keep up with a rise in the number of animals hospitalised in the past 12 … [follow link to original story…]

Koala joeys wrestling at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

Two nine month old joeys are learning to wrestle at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital [follow link to original story…]

First koala spotted in 75 years

Recently a koala was spotted in Mt. Kosciuszko National Park for the first time in 75 years [follow link to original story…]

Koalas Lux and Burg released after rehabilitation

The Friend’s of the Koala group bid a happy goodbye to a mother and joey today. They were released back into the wild after six week’s of care in the Lismore koala centre. [follow link to original story…]

Daylight saving could save koalas, study finds

Adopting daylight saving time in south-east Queensland could save a large number of koalas from dying on the state’s roadways, researchers suggest. The University of Queensland-led study tracked 25 wild koalas across Coomera and Redlands and used data from the Queensland Transport and Main Roads to understand traffic flow on major roads where koalas were … Read more

Koala Jimmy helps crowdfund thousands

Viral photo of soaked koala Jimmy helps crowdfund thousands for Fauna Rescue. He became the sodden poster boy for Adelaide’s September floods, and now Jimmy the wet koala is helping raise money for an animal rescue … [follow link to original story…]

Baird’s ‘koala extermination program’

NSW koalas both on public and private land are threatened with extinction under new legislation NEFA says. (photo by Rob … [follow link to original story…]