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Why has the decision on koala protection been delayed?

Will bueraucratic buck-passing be the catalyst for the demise of the Redland koala? Unfortunately it seems likely that Minister Burke’s decision in February 2012 will ensure the campaign for koala conservation takes 2 steps back, handing the fate of the koala back into the hands of Peter Garrett…. REDLAND’S Koala Action Group is dismayed by…read more

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The koala : Saving our national icon

Here’s a direct link to the published 180 page koala Senate Inquiry report (PDF 2132KB) You can view the report as separate downloadable parts: Committee membership (PDF 28KB) Recommendations (PDF 27KB) Abbreviations and Acronyms (PDF 7KB) Executive Summary (PDF 27KB) Introduction Threats Population and threatened species listing National Koala Conservation and Management Strategy Conclusion Chapter…read more

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Senate Inquiry in Melbourne

The third and final Senate Inquiry into the status, health and sustainability of Australia’s koala population is happening in Melbourne on August 1. You can read more at The Australian Koala Foundation and sign a petition at Moreton Bay Koala Rescue and at GetUp. You can see submissions that were received by the Senate committee…read more

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Homeless Koalas on 6.30 with George Negus

6.30 with George Negus presented a story about koalas, the Senate Inquiry and property developers, which aired on Ten on June 7. The story features Senator Bob Brown and Deborah Tabart.

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AFR – developers vs koalas

On May 20, 2011, The Australian Financial Review published an article about why property developers do not want koalas to be protected.

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Grim future for Aussie icon

Queensland University of Technology News presents a story about the Senate Inquiry that features Senator Bob Brown, Dr Jon Hanger of the RSPCA and Deborah Tabart of the AKF. They declare that if the Federal Government does not intervene, koalas will become extinct. Go to QUT News for more. Download Video: MP4

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Senate Inquiry : Health and sustainability of Australia’s Koala population

An Inquiry into the status, health and sustainability of Australia’s koala population is a current matter before the Senate of the Parliament of Australia. The committee is no longer accepting submissions and is yet to report. Out of this inquiry, we would love to see the koala listed as vulnerable and effective means of protecting…read more

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