Deborah's Diary

Deborah's Diary

Our new Government will be sworn in tomorrow and the new Environment Minister will be Mr Greg Hunt. Mr. Hunt is well known to the AKF and as soon as he settles into his chair, we will ask for a ... read more
This weekend Australia goes to a Federal election and I am hoping that many people will think about the Koala on the day . The Koala cannot vote and does not have a voice, but of course we do. I ... read more
How many Koalas in any given landscape give the Koala population long term viability? Is it 1000 or 5000 and over what area of landscape? No-one really knows is the answer. Even though the Koala is ... read more
The Prime Minister yesterday called an election for September 7th (K-Day) and this gives all of you ( and the Koala Army ) to voice your opinion on the protection of the Koala. If you go to Act or ... read more
Last night a TV report showed that Koalas are being killed by bulldozers in blue gum plantations . These trees which have been the life blood for Koalas in Victoria over the last 10-15 years are now ... read more
I am not exactly sure where to start with this diary because in recent times our Federal politicians have just turned our country upside down. Our Prime Minister was replaced overnight and the ... read more
Are you recruiting for the Koala Army - nothing is more important right now. read more
Yesterday, one of our long term supporters Colin popped into the office and talked about many things with me. He is a wise and very curious man and as always I learnt a great deal from him. The one ... read more
Nearly two months since I have written and all I can say right now is that I continue to be dismayed at the lack of commitment by our political leaders about the protection of the environment and all ... read more
Last week, the Board and I with our team and trusted volunteers went to Quinlans for a 5 day strategic planning time so we can set our course for 2013 and beyond. Our future is very clear – a Koala ... read more