Deborah's Diary

Deborah's Diary

I am currently attending the IABC Conference in Chicago. You may remember I won the IABC Excel Award last year and this year I had the privilege of handing over the trophy to the next winner – ... read more
I think in years to come, last week will be seen as an historic moment. I went to Canberra to be with Senator Bob Brown (a famous and incredibly respected politician and conservationist) and Senator ... read more
Tomorrow at 10.15 a.m. (Wednesday 23 rd May, 2012), Senator Bob Brown and Senator Larissa Waters will announce their intention to table a Koala Protection Bill in the Federal Parliament of Australia ... read more
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