Deborah's Diary

Deborah's Diary

Hi to all, It is now nearly two weeks since Australia went to the polls and we still do not have a Government in place. By and large I am very happy with this outcome and honestly it reflects what I ... read more
Hi to everyone. Happy Save the Koala Day! Let us hope that by the end of the month the Australian Government has made the right decision to list the koala as vulnerable. If you haven't already ... read more
The AKF has now written to approximately 400 new candidates for the Federal election asking for their commitment to protect the koalas in their electorate should they win in two weeks time. We have ... read more
Tomorrow Australia elects a new Government and hopefully there will be a new group of politicians who will enter Parliament with a renewed understanding that the environment, sustainability, and the ... read more
This week I have written to all sitting members of the Federal Parliament reminding them of their koala constituents, and of their responsibility to protect the natural environment. I have asked them ... read more
Firstly, as a woman, I want to congratulate Ms Julia Gillard on being the first female Prime Minister of Australia. It has been a long time coming and from all accounts the Australian people are ... read more
Sorry it has been over a month since I last wrote to you, but I have been extremely busy both in the office and out in the bush. As you will see in this film clip (click here to watch the clip) , one ... read more
There has been an overwhelming response to my last diary and I want to thank you all for sending me your thoughts. I have read every one and there were so many great ideas. I want you to know that I ... read more
Over the last few weeks I have been talking with my Chairman and our Board about the way forward for 2010. Next year the AKF will be 25 years old and we are all very proud of what we have achieved in ... read more
Hi, and welcome to my first diary for 2010. I have been back in the chair for a week now and it has been a bit of a struggle after too many days of just being able to relax. As the week went on I got ... read more