Deborah's Diary

Deborah's Diary

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
I have now read the 180 page Senate Report – twice, and the only thing missing is Listing the Koala under the EPBC Act, and it is a great disappointment. That said, I have to congratulate those ... read more
The Senate Report is out and, as I have said in the ABC news clip , I am cautiously getting out the candles for the cake to celebrate. That said, this large document needs to be read thoroughly. ... 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
I am starting to lose faith in the Senate Inquiry process after Monday’s hearing and I believe all the koala people in the gallery feel the same. Senator Doug Cameron who attended the two ... read more
On Wednesday I am going down to Melbourne in readiness for the third and presumably final Senate Inquiry for the koalas, to be held on 1st August. It will be at Clifton’s Conference Centre, 440 ... read more
Greetings from Washington DC. Well the excitement of winning the IABC EXCEL Award is fading, but there are lots of wonderful memories. During the Conference I met so many amazing people and I know ... read more
After attending the second Senate Inquiry hearing on the 19th, I am still feeling very confident that things are going well. I can see the Committee are really listening, and they seem very concerned ... read more