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The Horizon Foundation and North Stradbroke Island Golf Club members

Joint mission helps rescue island koalas

Joint mission helps rescue island koalas Feb. 20, 2014, 2:30 p.m.   JOINT?VENTURE: The Horizon Foundation and North Stradbroke Island Golf Club members (from left) Peter Turner, Barak Matfin, Michael Charles, Shane Robinson, Luke Ferre and Anne Blakeway, work on the joint koala project. WHAT do golf, a sub-tropical island and a wildlife rescue mission…read more

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Friends of the Koala care co-ordinator Pat Barnidge is concerned the Pacific Hwy upgrade is impacting the local koala population.

Friends of the koala confirm deaths due to Pacific Highway upgrade

Koalas killed, displaced by Pacific Highway upgrade  Andy Parks 18th Feb 2014 6:00 AM DANGER ZONE: Friends of the Koala care co-ordinator Pat Barnidge is concerned the Pacific Hwy upgrade is impacting the local koala population. WORK on the Pacific Highway near Bangalow and Ewingsdale has been responsible for the deaths of at least four…read more

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AKF Condemns Federal guidelines for koala protection

Koala group condemns Act By Judith Kerr Jan. 29, 2014, 5 p.m. The Australian Koala Foundation has lodged a formal submission condemning the federal government’s draft Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act referral guidelines for koala protection. The organisation’s chief executive Deborah Tabart said the guidelines were more about reducing the workload for government and developers than protecting koalas. She said…read more

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Hospital founder Rae Campbell with baby koala, Meadow, at the state's first dedicated koala hospital. Source: News Limited

Adelaide Koala and Wildlife Hospital has plenty of care but cash still needed

Adelaide Koala and Wildlife Hospital has plenty of care but cash still needed KARA ADAMS GUARDIAN MESSENGER DECEMBER 06, 2013 3:09PM Hospital founder Rae Campbell with baby koala, Meadow, at the state’s first dedicated koala hospital. Source: News Limited DOZENS of volunteers have responded to a call to help care for koalas and other furry favourites at the…read more

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Koala mortality rates unsustainable in South East Queensland

No commitment on koala protection By Judith Kerr Nov. 14, 2013, 11 p.m.     Photo : http://www.flickr.com/photos/markgaler/ ENVIRONMENT Minister Andrew Powell is remaining tight-lipped on whether he will increase the level of protection for koalas from “vulnerable” to “endangered”. This week he refused to comment on whether he, or his department, had received a recommendation to raise…read more

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aftermath of Australian Bluegum Plantations logging koala habitat

Australian Bluegum Plantations admits koala mistreatment

Here is some damning analysis and reporting by the Rainforest Alliance and the Rainforest Stewardship Council. Australian Bluegum Plantations Pty. Ltd. (SW-FM/COC-001327) Assessment and Audits through 2005 (English) PDF - 298 KB Annual Audit 2006 (English) PDF - 138 KB Verification Audit 2007 (English) PDF - 39 KB Annual Audit 2007 (English) PDF - 140 KB Annual Audit 2008 (English) PDF - 429 KB Verification…read more

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Koala in a tree

Aiding and abetting the killing of koalas

Aiding and abetting the killing of koalas Dailan Pugh We have long recognised that our iconic koalas are in danger of extinction on the far north coast and, despite having laws in place for 20 years to redress their decline, our governments collude to hasten it. Governments of all persuasions have proven that they are…read more

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Lockyer Valley project creating ‘koala kitchen’

Lockyer Valley project creating ‘koala kitchen’ By Fidelis Rego Posted Thu 17 Oct 2013, 12:11pm AEDT A Landcare group is teaming up with local schools on a project to bring back koalas to a part of southern Queensland’s Lockyer Valley. For the past 18 months, the Lockyer Valley Landcare group has been clearing a lantana-infested parcel…read more

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Animal Al Mucci relocates a koala from Monterey keys highlighting the need for wildlife corridors

This story really highlights the need for wildlife corridors in new urban developments. Dreamworld’s Al Mucci is on the frontline of koala conservation, yet he regularly sees sick, dead and injured wildlife on the way to work… here’s some slightly more upbeat documentation surrounding this very sad issue. Al relocated a wild koala from a suburban…read more

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A koala sleeps in a tree in the bush, January 2013.

Koala management plans barking up wrong tree, researchers say

Koala management plans barking up wrong tree, researchers say By Nonee Walsh Updated Thu 3 Oct 2013, 8:30am AEST PHOTO: A koala sleeps in a tree in the bush, January 2013.(Flickr: Degilbo on flickr)   MAP: Gunnedah 2380 The iconic koala is renowned as a nocturnal tree-hugger that sleeps a lot and is fussy about which eucalyptus leaves…read more

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BULLDOZER V’S KOALA – A BATTLE FOR LAND

Ray and Murray Chambers from Sunshine Coast Koala Rescue talk about the realities of being wildlife rescue workers

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