Deborah's Diary

Deborah's Diary

The Australian Koala Foundation has welcomed with caution, the listing of the koala as Vulnerable under the EPBC Act by the Minister today, but is shocked and saddened that the koalas in Victoria ... read more
Yesterday was ANZAC Day - a day where we commemorate those who have fallen in war for freedom and the principles that our country holds dear. Interestingly enough last week we found this image of a ... read more
Last night I spoke in a small community hall in the bush and the subject was “Do Koala Offsets Work?". A koala offset policy is basically this: a developer buys or owns a piece of land ... read more
On the 30 th April, 2012 Minister Burke is due to announce his decision about whether to list the koala and I do not hold out hope that he will give a blanket cover to protect koalas across the ... read more
As I predicted Minister Burke is postponing the decision to list the koala for a further 10 weeks . I’m sure you as global supporters see this as just another obstacle that we must overcome ... read more
D-Day Minus Two I am hearing from journalists that Minister Burke may delay his decision on the koala listing which is due this Friday 17 th February. They say it is because they have too many ... read more
It is D-DAY, (Decision Day) this Friday 17 th February when Minister Burke is supposed to decide on whether to list the koala. Over this last weekend an article appeared in two of our most ... read more
Happy New Year! I am glad to be back, and at the moment the team and I are planning for a great year of achievements for our organisation so that we remain strong and clear for the koala. Until we ... read more
As you read this, I will be winging my way to my family in the United States to have a wonderful Christmas and New Year. I am so looking forward to a break after a long koala year. The AKF is proud ... read more
Yesterday, without much fanfare, Minister Burke announced that he would yet again delay the decision on whether to list the koala until 17th February 2012. I imagine he was hoping the Australian ... read more