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Park a win for Campbelltown’s koalas

Park a win for Campbelltown’s koalas 28 Mar, 2012 01:00 AM SUNDAY’S announcement of a Dharawal National Park was also a major win for Campbelltown’s koala population which uses O’Hare’s Creek gorge in the park as a shelter from bushfires. University of Western Sydney koala expert Robert Close said the announcement gave local koala colonies…read more

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Developer fined for clearing koala habitat

The $127,500 fine may be the biggest issued, but is it deterrent to wealthy developers with fat wallets and deep pockets? Perhaps the government needs to hand out a lasting punishments with development applications revoked, and future developments coming under heavy scrutiny? Developer fined for clearing koala habitat March 23, 2012 A property developer has…read more

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Koala migration mesmerises

MAC KOALA: Migration mesmerises Source : http://www.macarthuradvertiser.com.au/news/local/news/general/mac-koala-migration-mesmerises/2480488.aspx BY ROBERT CLOSE 07 Mar, 2012 01:00 AM ONLY two calls have come in to the koala pager in the past 10 days: one from near the Ruse Tavern on Junction Road and the other from Hodgson Close, Wedderburn. We were unable to organise a catching team for…read more

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Koalas in the news

It’s been a huge month for the koala! From the koala heartland Redlands Council to Canberra and across the Pacific to Ground Zero, the koala is a symbol of  hope and social consciousness, evoking an uplifting air of playfulness and security to many people. Yet as a society it has been neglected for far too…read more

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