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SA Great Koala Count this weekend

South Australian citizens needed for a second Great Koala Count this weekend. They will be encouraged to use the Great Koala Count smartphone app, which allows participants to photograph, geotag and record specific details of … [follow link to original story…]

Video captures koala ‘morning stroll’

A video of a koala “taking a morning stroll” along the main street of a regional South Australian town with her joey on her back, has been viewed on … [follow link to original story…]

Researchers propose leasing native animals

Researchers propose trial to protect native animals by leasing them privately. Under the proposal, animals such as koalas, Tasmanian devils, bettongs and brush-tailed rock wallabies could find homes on golf courses, hobby … [follow link to original story…]

Drones enlisted in battle to save koalas

Tweed’s koala experts, together with those from Logan and Gold Coast councils, are working with a multi-disciplinary team of QUT researchers and … [follow link to original story…]

Stop The Koala Killing Law

A new land clearing law could bulldoze 8 million hectares of Australian forest that our koalas depend on to survive. A new report says it could push … [follow link to original story…]

Hitch-hiking koala helped across the road by police

Constable John Franklin from Mackay’s Road Policing Unit was patrolling on the Peak Downs Hwy recently when he saw this koala on the side of the … [follow link to original story…]

Kuranda’s Rainforestation Nature Park welcomes koala joey

THE first baby koala born at Kuranda’s Rainforestation Nature Park this year has her mum and human carers wrapped around her tiny paws. The still … [follow link to original story…]

Bonds formed through koala rescue, care

Aurino in action. Photos of Hunter Koala Preservation Society care and rescue … Mrs Aurino is also one of the few carers who handle koalas requiring [follow link to original story…]

Bruiser returns home

Bruiser the koala goes homeThe release of Bruiser the koala at Gunnedah Leather Processors after a year in the care of WIRES volunteer Martine [follow link to original story…]

25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014/2015

FOK received $19,070 for this project, completed in June 2016, which is the first stage in a strategic approach to facilitate koala movement between Lismore’s urban and rural populations. Friends of the Koala (FOK) will work with Lismore City Council (LCC), Southern Cross University (SCU) & private landowners to restore koala corridors through natural area … Read more