Deborah's Diary

Deborah's Diary

Hi Koala lovers, AKF Chief Ecologist Dr Douglas Kerlin has written a piece which reminisces about our visit to the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in 2009, and AKF's view about what's needed ... read more
Hi all, For latest news on the translocating Koalas from Cape Otway to Lorne, please check our News & Events. read more
Hi all, I am very pleased and proud to announce that my first book, titled Koala Stories , has been released today and is now available for purchase from Save The Koala Shop! It will make a gorgeous ... read more
Hi all, Today I sent our Prime Minister all of our maps that show how much Koala vegetation has been lost since 1788, and how hard it is for the Koala to exist in the remaining areas. I have also ... read more
On Friday, the AKF was sent some unsettling photographs. Warning - they are slightly graphic. Click here to view them. You would have noticed that there is a wound that looks like a bullet hole. The ... read more
Today is Wattle Day , the first day of Spring, and (of course) the first day of Save The Koala Month - which is very exciting. When I was a little girl, I always used to wear a sprig of Wattle on my ... read more
Hi all, The day after my May Diary entry which talked of the koalas being culled in Victoria, I received a phone call from the Victorian Ministers office. It was one of her staff – very upset. Gosh ... read more
Hi all, Yesterday, after a very special Board meeting at Quinlans (pictured below), AKF had a wonderful time remembering and celebrating the AKF founding board member Dr. John Woolcock. See more in ... read more
Yesterday I responded to tremendous media coverage of the recent news about the culling of Koalas in Cape Otway. In one TV interview I said that I was glad that the Victorian Minister for the ... read more
It is with great sadness that the AKF and I advise of the passing of our Founding Research Chairman, Dr John Woolcock. His funeral will be held tomorrow. There are truly not enough words to describe ... read more