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Koala News - May 2024

Full page ads call for end to logging in NSW state forests


Dozens of well-known Australians have signed the call for the NSW government to stop logging public native forests, especially in the area of the Great Koala NP. 

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2024-04-10/australia-institute-anti-logging-great-koala-national-park-area/103691600

Koalas sold off for bogus carbon credits in NSW


A fascinating interview about what really is holding up the formation of the Great Koala National Park.  Listen, its really worth it. 

https://www.abc.net.au/listen/programs/latenightlive/koala-carbon-credits-stephen-long/103687144

More information here too: 

https://www.nbnnews.com.au/2024/04/10/pressure-mounting-on-nsw-government-to-establish-koala-park/

Community shows up to oppose development in koala habitat in Tweed NSW


A caravan park proposal on koala habitat at Pottsville was rejected by Council but appealed by the developer. A large group of community members, including Team Koala Tweed, appeared at a Land & Environment Court conciliation, which was terminated with no agreement.  Parties all wait for hearing dates.

 https://www.echo.net.au/2024/04/pottsville-and-tweed-shire-residents-show-up-to-save-their-koalas/

Koala trees planted in Cape Paterson, VIC


Community-led Project Koala has made progress planting trees for native South Gippsland koalas.

https://www.sgst.com.au/news/revitalising-habitat-for-native-koalas


Credit: News from Koala News & Science, by Janine Duffy, Koala Clancy Foundation & Cheryl Egan, Wild Koala Day