Deborah's Diary

Deborah's Diary

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
Hi all, Last week, former Prime Minister Mr. Malcolm Fraser died. During TV interviews over the last few days, I found myself agreeing with practically everything he said. That is, except that he ... read more
Hi all, Last week, former Prime Minister Mr. Malcolm Fraser died. During TV interviews over the last few days, I found myself agreeing with practically everything he said. That is, except that he ... read more
This morning I wrote to Minister Hunt, the Federal Environment Minister and said, in part, the following; Good morning Greg, This is pretty much the response overnight from the world about the secret ... read more
The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) is aware of this emerging story. Hundreds of Victorian koalas killed off in secret cull Deborah has been speaking with the press this morning. If this science, ... read more
Hi all, Can you believe we are coming up to March already? When you're busy, time just flies. 2015 is going to be a big year for the AKF. Slowly but surely the Koala Protection Act has been gaining ... read more