Deborah's Diary

Deborah's Diary

Brisbane is slowly returning to normal but there are a lot of things that still show us our city was very badly damaged. All the ferry terminals were washed away and the buses are fuller, the roads ... read more
I imagine many of you are reading about the floods in Queensland, and as I write this from my home while on holidays, it is pouring and will continue for some time to come ( see photos of Brisbane ... read more
Thank you to everyone for your good wishes and concerns for the koalas and AKF staff during these floods. I personally felt much loved by the calls and emails (which I couldn’t get until today ... read more
I am going on holidays! Mr Darcy and I will be spending the next few weeks not thinking about koalas so when we return on 17th January we can go full steam ahead for their protection. In the new year ... read more
Only one week to go until holidays, and before we go I wanted to get something to you about the upcoming Senate Inquiry as I promised. I have asked an independent consultant to advise AKF on how we, ... read more
Hi to everyone, In recent days, Senator Bob Brown asked questions in the Senate about the protection and listing of the koala. You can read his questions and the answers here . If you read between ... read more
Thank you all for writing to Senator Brown about the Senate Inquiry. It is great that so many of you care. Many of you are receiving information back from his office asking you to submit something in ... read more
Yesterday was a red letter day for the koala and I am writing with great enthusiasm because Senator Bob Brown (pictured left) was able to get support for a Senate Inquiry into the status, health and ... read more
I have just written to the Shadow Minister for the Environment Mr Greg Hunt asking him to question Minister Burke about his non-decision on the koala listing. At this stage there is nothing to do but ... read more
Save the Koala Month is over, and so is the deadline of 30th September which was set by Minister Peter Garrett to make his decision about listing the koala as vulnerable. Several media have ... read more